We had a great evening celebrating the achievements of 2016 and looking forward to 2017! Congratulations to all those nominated for awards- our winners were:
Young Professional of the Year: Cody Brumley, FBC Jenks
New Business of the Year: FlyingTee
Retailer of the Year: Biergarten Wine & Spirits
Restaurant/Bar of the Year: The Cigar Box Whiskey Bar & Tap House
Community Impact Award: Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO)
Business of the Year: Tedford Insurance
Ed Gerchman Leadership Award: Pat Thomas
The George Tedford Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Jenks High School’s Sarah Thiessen, and Jenks Public Schools Chief Information Officer Bonnie Richert Rogers was honored for her service as her service on the Chamber’s Board of Directors ended. Craig Bowman celebrated a successful year as Chair of the Board of Directors, and Greg Helms of Gshelms & Associates Architecture was inaugurated as 2017 chair.
Special thanks to Josh Stout for donating this year’s silent auction piece. “Purgatory” is a 10″x20″ original oil on canvas knife painting.
About Josh: After his steady rise and scorching sales record, Oklahoma artist Josh Stout continues to catch the attention of collectors across the US. As one of the top selling regional artists, Josh has a packed calendar… from booking shows and fundraisers, to speaking and demonstrating live at events across the area, or maybe its just supporting 1 of his 5 children at the local basketball game.
To learn more about the artist, visit joshstoutart.com.