Thursday, January 17, 2008

Clayton Chamber Citizen & Business of Year and Other Awards...

The Clayton Area Chamber of Commerce held it's 57th Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony tonight at the Sandbar on Hwy 70 Bus (it's the new name - more on that later!) and several people and businesses were honored.

Incoming Chamber President, Keith Branch announced that Jim Lee (left) was named 2007 Outstanding Citizen of the Year.

Ann Austin announced the winner of the 2007 Small Business of the Year: Hometowne Realty. James Lipscomb and Barry Woodard received the Award, and partner Duke Nichols joined them for photos afterward.

Clayton Mayor Jody McLeod awarded the new Wachovia Bank with the Town of Clayton the Landscaping Award and Walthom Group was honored with the Clayton Community Enhancement Award for replacing the old Dairy King building with the sharp-looking Verizon building just before the intersection of Hwy 70 and Main Street.

Clayton Rotary Club President, Allan DeLaine presented Ernest Blackley with the Rotary Community Service Award

And Heather Wallace received the 2007 Civitan Award.

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