The Douglas County Chamber’s Winter Ball presented by GreyStone Power Corporation was held on Saturday, February 9th at the Douglasville Conference Center. The sold out event welcomed 450 people for a winter wonderland celebration. The Winter Ball honored local businesses and individuals for community excellence.
Guests experienced an unforgettable night. Dinner was served by Proof of the Pudding, and bids were placed on over 100 items in the Auction sponsored by Hawkinson, Muchnick & Associates. Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed live music by The Funk Brotherhood sponsored by HRC Engineers, Surveyors and Landscape Architects, but the buzz around the community awards was contagious and the highlight of the night. 2019 Chamber Board Chairman, Howard B. Ray, and Immediate Past Chair Kara Pearson presented awards to outstanding members of our community including:
Douglas County’s Citizens of the Year: Gary Sparks
Large Business of the Year: DeNyse Companies
Small Business of the Year: Belletti Photography, LLC
Diplomat of the Year: Gail Moore, Custom Plastics and More
Chairman’s Award: Chris Pumphrey, Douglas County Economic Development Authority
Chamber Spirit Award: Elena Hudson, Hudson’s Hickory House
Sam P. Roberts Community Service Award: Paul Zachos
Young Professional of the Year: Dalia Racine, Junior League of Douglas County
Chamber President and CEO, Sara Ray commented, “The Chamber is so proud to recognize outstanding individuals and businesses who are such a significant part of our community’s success. The Winter Ball gives us the opportunity to recognize these remarkable leaders and businesses while celebrating with one another and supporting Chamber programs.”
The Winter Ball would not be possible without the support of Douglas County Chamber members: Gold Sponsors; City of Douglasville, Connally, Jordan & Associates P.C., CPA, Douglas County Government, Georgia Power Company, Google, Inc., and WellStar Douglas Hospital. Silver Sponsors include AT&T, Bank OZK, Douglas County Economic Development Authority, RA-LIN & Associates, Inc., Regions Bank, Servis1st Bank, Sherrod & Bernard, and Synovus.
For more information about Chamber programs and events, contact the Chamber at 770.942.5022 or visit www.douglascountygeorgia.com.