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Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Banquet Tonight

Posted: Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at 6:26 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Aaron Gernes

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce will celebrate Knoxville’s history during their 53rd annual Chamber banquet. Chamber Director Larissa Van Donselaar says a panel of local historians will discuss Knoxville’s global impact. The Chamber will also present their annual IMPACT Awards – you can see the nominees below. A social hour starts at 5pm at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum – dinner starts at 6pm; the program starts at 7pm.

IMPACT Award Nominees:

Business IMPACT of the Year
3M
HCI Care Services
Hube’s Garage
Knoxville Farmer’s Market
Pearson Brothers Construction
United Methodist Church Women Almost Free Shop
Weiler

Educator IMPACT of the Year
ART 101 – Frank and Felix Mathias
Dr. Bob Leonard – KNIA/KRLS
Carla Ramirez – Northstar Elementary
Katie Davis – Northstar Elementary
Mike Montgomery – West Elementary
Randy Wilson – Athletic Director Knoxville High School

Agricultural IMPACT of the Year
Brent Hanna – Retired Ag Teacher, Former FFA Advisor – Knoxville High School
Crooked Gap Farm – Ethan and Rebecca Book
Jim Jones – Barker Implement

Volunteer IMPACT of the Year
American Legion/VFW Honor Guard/Color Guard
Chuck Galeazzi
David Thomas
Dylan Morse
Ladd Montegna
Pat Schrad

Matthew C. Job “Pride In Knoxville” Award
Dylan Morse
Joel Johnson
Knoxville Board of Education
Knoxville Hy-Vee
Knoxville Streetscape Committee