• Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce celebrates community members at the 48th Annual Meeting

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    January 24, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, North Carolina — The Greater Smithfield-Selma Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated members of the community at the 48th Annual Meeting, recognizing citizens who earned special honors for their dedication, commitment and success.

    2017 Board Chair Corina Knott, Senior Account Executive with Interstate Outdoor, Inc. handed over Board Chair position and responsibilities to Eric Brownlee of Golden Corral, who will serve as 2018 Board Chair. Brownlee expressed his enthusiasm for growing the Chamber and taking action on strategic economic development in the greater Smithfield-Selma area.

    The night’s honorees were as follows:
    Dwight Morris: Howard Best award, for outstanding contributions to the work of the Board of Directors.
    Judy Gustafson with N.C. Vocational Rehabilitation:  Ambassador of the Year, for her time and participation in Chamber events and commitment to member services.   
    Nate and Colleen Roby of Simple Twist: Jimmy Creech Small Business Persons of the Year award, for outstanding success and commitment to the community.
    Angie Lock: ATHENA Award, for her servant leadership as a volunteer for Harbor, Inc. and dedication to Harbor’s mission and programs.
    Chuck Elliott: Citizen of the Year, for demonstrated success as CEO of Johnston Health and leadership as a community volunteer.
    Keith Dimsdale and Nancy House: Distinguished Citizen honorees, for their unwavering dedication and service to the communities they serve.
    Life Memberships were awarded to Jim Jenkins, Bruce Johnson and Ernie Ward.

    PHOTO: (Front Row) Corina Knott, Angie Lock, Colleen Roby, Nancy House, Dwight Morris, Keith Dimsdale; (Back Row) Bruce Johnson, Nate Roby, Jim Jenkins, Chuck Elliott

    PHOTO: Kelly Wallace, Judy Gustafson, Christina Peterson

    Kelly Wallace
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