Voting Opens for 2023 Chamber Banquet Volunteer Awards

Pat Smith, chair of the upcoming annual Chamber Community Banquet, advises that voting for the annual volunteer awards opens immediately and closes on Monday, April 6. Winners will be announced at the banquet on April 20st..
Here are the top three nominees in each category.
Woman of the Year: Debbie Baldwin, Shona Stroud, Karen Hamilton
Man of the Year: Tim Effird, Greg Rae, Ty Huitt
Business of the Year: Southern Bancorp, 270 Diner, Wayseekers Coffee Shop
Non-profit of the Year: Brookes Mayberry Foundation, Heritage House Museum, Sampley Foundation
Votes can be called into or emailed to the Chamber office, 870-867-2723 or
Smith said “Now would be a really good time to vote.”
The Chamber of Commerce Community Banquet is April 20 at the Lake Ouachita Baptist Chrurch. Banquet festivities start at 6pm. $20 banquet tickets can be purchased in advance by credit card or cash, or by the phone at 870-867-2723/870-260-6140. Tickets will be $25 at the door until capacity is reached.

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