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Saturday July 2nd, 2022 3:24AM

Businesses, volunteers honored at GHCC annual meeting

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Both area businesses and individuals were honored at Thursday night's 105th Annual Meeting and Gala for the Great Hall Chamber of Commerce at the Chattahoochee Country Club.

The W.G. Mealor Chairman's Choice Award went to Chris Braswell of PB Property Management. Chamber officials said Braswell has a 30-year history of working for the Chamber and Economic Development in Gainesville-Hall County. He was honored specifically for his thousands of volunteer hours over those three decades.

Other awards bestowed at the annual meeting included:

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
Brian Rochester
Rochester & Associates

DISTINQUISHED CITIZEN
Lessie Smithgall 
Smithgall Woodland Garden

FAMILY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Carroll Daniel Construction Company
Brian Daniel

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Gainesville Design Center: Budget Carpet and Flooring/Gainesville Paint & Decorating
Jason Everett and Tony Paramore

SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Signs by Tomorrow
Jay Kelly

SILVER SHOVEL AWARDS
Elisabeth Baldwin 
Raymond James/Morgan Keegan

Dr. Linda Barrow
Lanier Technical College

Jay Cooper 
Chattahoochee Bank of Georgia

Jimbo Floyd 
Turner, Wood & Smith Insurance

Anna Jacobs 
Jacobs Media (Access North GA/WDUN 550AM & 102.9FM/1240 AM)

Kevin Lloyd
NE Georgia Health System/Laurelwood

Dr. Enrique Montiel 
Merial Select

Dr. David Sargent 
Volunteer

Lea Tavani 
ACE Hardware Retail Support Center

Tracy Vardeman 
Northeast Georgia Health System

Michael Wheeler 
Hall County Extension Service

Charles White
Volunteer




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