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Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce Announces Nominees For 2016 Business Awards


Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce celebrates area businesses during the month of May each year.

Anniston, Alabama (PRWEB) April 12, 2016

During the month of May, the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce celebrates area businesses, each year.

New for 2016, the Chamber announces its first Night of Laughter in conjunction with the Business Awards to be held on Thursday, May 19. Hosted by comic Matt Mitchell, also known as the "Casio Kid" on the Rick & Bubba Show, this event will honor 21 businesses and organizations in Calhoun County.

"We're pleased to have so many worthy nominations for the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce Business Awards", said Linda Hearn, Chamber Manager.

The 2016 Nominees are:

Emerging Small Business of the Year

  •     Calhoun Pickers
  •     DayBreak Media
  •     Lackey Inc.
  •     Washin' Coin Laundry

Sustaining Small Business of the Year

  •     Anniston Water Works & Sewer Board
  •     Climate Flow, LLC
  •     Harris McKay Insurance
  •     Insurance Planning Services
  •     Mizzell Heating & Air Conditioning
  •     Pediatrics Plus, PC
  •     The Surgery Center
  •     Valens Point, LLC

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

  •     David Roberts- Crimson Flame Ministries
  •     Donny Dunn- Dunn's Heating & Cooling, LLC
  •     Niky Vanhatten- Envy Salon
  •     Jean & Steven Ellison- The Music Box
  •     Leah Sparks- Southern Girl Coffee

Non-Profit of the Year

  •     Community Actors Studio Theatre, Inc.
  •     Georgia-Alabama Land Trust, Inc.
  •     United Way of East Central Alabama
  •     YMCA of Calhoun County

The nominees will be announced and recognized at the Chamber's May 17th Business After Hours at Jacksonville State University, beginning at 5:30 P.M.

On May 19th, the doors of the Anniston City Meeting Center will open at 5:00 P.M., and dinner will begin at 5:30 P.M., with the program beginning and winners announced at 6:30 P.M. The cost is $25 per person, to attend. Visit or call 256-237-3536 to purchase tickets before it's sold out!

The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce mission is to promote and sustain the economic growth of the Calhoun County Region, resulting in a community that is a dynamic place to work, visit and live.

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