The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce gathered Thursday May 14 to celebrate the past year and to recognize some of the businesses and people who made it possible.

The 107th Annual Meeting and Gala is an event held each year by the chamber to celebrate the group’s success and to honor volunteers and other who have served the chamber in the past year and longer.

Silver Shovel awards are given to community members who have given service to the chamber and the community in the last year. Winners were announced at the gala, but will be honored at the chamber’s board meeting in June.

Winners include Katie Dubnik, Forum Communications; Kathy Amos, Brenau University; Perry Barnett, Rushton & Company; Cheryl Christian, Good News Clinics; John Girardeau, Community Volunteer; Morgan House, Lake Lanier Olympic Venue; Jay Kelly, Signs By Tomorrow; Michael Lancaster, Edward Jones; Terry Merck, American Yazaki Corporation; Frank Norton, Jr.; The Norton Agency; LeTrell Simpson, Con-Sen-Sus; Phil Sutton, Kubota; Mike Williams, Lanier Islands; William Bagwell, Homestead Investments; and David Miller, PhD, Brenau University.

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