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September 2, 2012

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Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce announces nominees for 2012 awards

The Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce has released the names of businesses and individuals  the membership will consider for the 2012 Chamber Awards.

Thirty-six businesses and individuals are up for consideration in categories ranging from Tourism and Small Business to Industrial Partner.

Presented by First Financial Bank, the awards event is set for 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Clark Gardens Botanical Park.

Ballots will be mailed this week, and members have until Sept. 7 to vote for their favorites.

According to Executive Director Beth Henary Watson, nominees were compiled and vetted from recommendations by staff, the board of directors and Ambassadors. Businesses were also encouraged to self-nominate, she added.

The awards banquet, themed “Moving Forward Together,” is hosted by the Chamber Ambassadors each September. This year’s emcee will be Annette Bennett of Bennett’s Office Supply and Equipment. Dinner will be catered by Sugar Brown’s Catering Company.

Tickets to the banquet are $30 per person prior to Sept. 17 and $35 thereafter. They may be purchased on the chamber website or by calling (940) 325-2557.

In addition to First Financial Bank, other sponsors include Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home,

First National Bank of Santo, Diamond Pharmacy, Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, Palo Pinto General Hospital, Crabtree Crabtree & Lynn LLP, First State Bank of Mineral Wells, Hanson Brick and Personnel Services.

The nominees, by award category, are:

SPIRIT OF MINERAL WELLS – Palo Pinto General Hospital, Progressive Waste Solutions (IESI), Titan Bank.

COMMUNITY BEAUTIFICATION – Golden Chick, Kram & Associates PC, Mineral Wells Nursing and Rehabilitation, Palo Pinto Nursing Center.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

– Kennedy Meats (Texas Best Proteins), North Texas Pressure Vessels, PECOFacet.

OUTSTANDING SMALL BUSINESS – Absolute Termite and Pest Control, Diamond Pharmacy, Four Seasons Dental, Snapshots of a Memory by Danielle.

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL MEMBER – Pat Bazzell (Texas Farm Bureau Insurance), Tammy Lovell (Freeze Carpets), Ray Mays (Mineral Wells Center of Life/Individual).

OUTSTANDING ORGANIZATION – Hope, Inc., Leadership Mineral Wells Class 17, Mineral Wells Rotary Club, Meals on Wheels of Palo Pinto County, Mineral Wells Center of Life, United Way.

OUTSTANDING NEW BUSINESS – Chubby’s BBQ and Grill, Dr. Glena Davis, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop.

TOURISM AWARD

– Clark Gardens Botanical Park, Kiwanis Club, Mark Engebretson (Lake Country Sun), Mineral Wells ISD.

CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD – Arrow Air Conditioning, Days Inn and Suites, Hickey’s Dairy Queen, Pro Epic Technology Solutions, The Patterson Agency/Germania Insurance.

OUTSTANDING INDUSTRIAL PARTNER – Link Field Services, Southwire.

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