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Watch: Lee Greenwood Headlines Chamber Celebration

The Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce's 73rd-annual Chairman’s Celebration included a talk by Todd Gongwer, a championship basketball coach and entrepreneur turned inspirational speaker and author.

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

Chairman's Award

  • 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

Eagle Award

  • Gene Lee
  • Gene Vance
  • LaDonna Jordan

Humanitarian Award

  • Charles Fluellen

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