Chamber presents annual awards

first_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Skip Latest Stories Sponsored Content Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits You Might Like Bentley declares more proration Gov. Robert Bentley declared a 15 percent proration to the general fund budget for the remainder of the fiscal year…. read more Published 8:01 pm Thursday, March 31, 2011 By Jaine Treadwell The Industry of the Year Award was presented to Sikorsky Support Service. The award is presented to an outstanding industry/manufacturer working in or providing service to the manufacturing, extracting or processing sector in Pike County.“The Young Professional of the Year was awarded to Troy Weed, an extraordinary young Pike Countian who has made significant contributions to his profession as well as the community,” Riley said.The Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Brundidge was recognized as the Business or Industry Most Committed to the Community. The award is given for contributions, dedication and exceptional supportive efforts to the Pike County community.The Most Promising New Business recipient was Victorian Spa. The award is given to a new or relocating business that demonstrates excellence and achievement in ownership and/or management. Chamber presents annual awards Book Nook to reopen Renee Dickerson was named the Chamber Board Member of the Year. The award is based on the board member’s commitment, leadership and dedication to the advancement of the Chamber and its policies.“The recipient of the Most Devoted Volunteer Award was Dianna Lee,” Riley said. “This award is given to a volunteer who performs exemplary, selfless volunteer work and contributes to the community and serves as an inspiration to others.”Matt Baker was recognized for his numerous volunteer hours and his professional expertise with the Behind the Scenes Award.Adam Drinkwater, Chamber board chair, congratulated the award winners for their outstanding commitment to the Pike County business community.“The year 2010 was a very successful one for the Chamber but it was not without challenges,” he said. “But those challenges were met with a spirit of cooperation and faith in one another and the support of the community.”Chamber President Kathy Sauer was the featured speaker for the annual meeting and said that with a month of Chamber leadership to her credit, she is in awe of everyone and the experience.“The Pike County Chamber of Commerce is a vibrant organization and must take ‘active steps’ to reach its goals,” she said. “Those steps might be small at first but they will take the Chamber where it needs to go to be successful.” Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy Cable was recognized as the Best Service Business of the Year.“The Non-Profit Organization of the Year award was presented to Habitat for Humanity, which is an excellent non-profit organization that solves problems, helps with needs and enriches Pike County through active volunteerism and community endeavors.Troy Regional Medical Center was the recipient of the Outstanding Customer Service Award for constantly and consistently demonstrating the ability to exceed customer expectations, Riley said. Email the author The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… The Pike County Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2011 Chamber Awards at noon Thursday at the Troy Country Club and recognized businesses, industries and individuals that have made outstanding contributions to the business community during the year.The awards were presented by Bridget Riley, Chamber board second vice chair.The 2011 Business of the Year Award, which is designed to recognize dedication, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, was presented to CGI of Troy. By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more