Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce Chairman Bruce Thompson passed the torch to new leadership and awarded local business and volunteers during the 73rd annual Chairman’s Celebration last Saturday at the Clarence Brown Conference Center.
With appearances by Country Music Legend Lee Greenwood and championship basketball coach and entrepreneur turned inspirational speaker and author Todd Gongwer, the event was sold out with 700 attendees, The Daily Tribune News reports. Cartersville UNCUT has more than 100 photos of folks who attended the event.
The Chamber awarded these local businesses and individuals:
Small Business of the Year
- The Tom and Chad Show
- Mike Murphy
Volunteer of the Year
- Jayce Stepp, The Benefit Planning Group
Manufacturer of the Year
- Green Category—Zep
- Community Service Category—A New Dimension Graphic Design & Printing
- Expanding Category—Ampacet
- 2012 Manufacturer of the Year—ATR
- Gene Lee
- Gene Vance
- LaDonna Jordan
- Charles Fluellen
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