• Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet

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    Name: Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet
    Date: January 26, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    Mark your calendar and make plans to join us on January 26 for the Washington-Wilkes Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet. 
    We are excited to announce that this year?s guest speaker will be Mr. Keith McGregor, Vice President of Operations for Canfor.  Canfor's North American facilities produce high-quality dimension lumber, value-added finishing products and top-quality pulp & paper.  They are also a leading producer of wood pellets and green energy.  Mr. McGregor will be updating us on the status of the upcoming industrial investment that Canfor is set to make in Wilkes County.

    Two other high-profile speakers will also be in attendance.  Georgia's 10th District Congressman Jody Hice and Georgia Forestry Association Director of government Affairs Tom Beyer will also be in attendance and take part in the program.

    The Banquet is a celebration of businesses and individuals that you decided have gone above and beyond in making Washington-Wilkes the best it can be.  Please join us as we honor the nominees and present these awards: 
    •  Small Business of the Year
    •  Large Business of the Year
    •  Civic Organization of the Year
    •  Volunteer of the Year
    •  Citizen of the Year
    The Banquet will begin at 6:30 pm with a beer and wine social followed by dinner and award presentations at 7 pm. 
    SOLD OUT Tickets are now available online (use the Register Now tab above) or at the Chamber of Commerce. 
    Individual tickets are $40 or two for $60. 
    Reserved Tables Sponsorship (often purchased by businesses as an employee reward or recognition):
    Gold Sponsor             $500- reserved table of 8
    Silver Sponsor           $250- 4 seats together at a reserved table 
    For further assistance, please contact the Chamber of Commerce at 706-678-2013.
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    Event Sponsors:
    • Southern Forest Management
    Edward B. Pope Center        
    48B Lexington Avenue
    Washington, GA 30673
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    Sponsorship/Reserved Tables:
             Gold Sponsor $500 - reserved table of 8
             Silver Sponsor $250 - 4 reserved seats together    
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