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JACC Announces Winners at 101st Banquet

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JACC: And The Winners Are...

The Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce held its 101st Annual Banquet Thursday evening (April 26th, 2018) at the MSSU Leggett & Platt Athletic Center.

Here are the awards that were given out.

Arty Award

Kaye Lewis, Midwest Regional Ballet

The Arty Award is given to a local recipient who demonstrates an exemplary contribution to the arts.

Milestone Members sponsored by Freeman Health System

Celebrating commitment and dedication in the business community, the Chamber recognizes and honors its Milestone Members.

50 Years of Membership

Autotronics, Inc.

Cable ONE

Casa Montez, Inc.

KODE-TV/KSNF-TV

Pearl Brothers True Value Hardware Company

40 Years of Membership

Ozark Center

30 Years of Membership

Crossland Construction Company

Eagle Eye Printing

Fagan Electric, Inc.

Joplin Petro

Joplin Public Library

KMXL 95.1 MIKE FM

Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Ozark Christian College

Wells Fargo Advisors

Wilder's Steakhouse/Wilder's Event Center

Cobb Young

20 Years of Membership

Anderson Engineering, Inc.

Arvest Bank

Hometown Bank, N.A.

Joplin Venetian Blind, Inc.

LifeChoices

Lozier Corporation

Mid-America Environmental Solutions

Midway Sheet Metal

Ozark Adworks

R & R Trucking

SERVPRO

10 Years of Membership

AT&T Mobility

Cerebral Palsy of Tri-County

Chick-fil-A

Crowder College Training & Development Solutions

Downstream Casino Resort

Good Vibrations

Gunlock Heating & Air, Inc.

Hope 4 You Breast Cancer Foundation

Joplin Area Catholic Schools

The Lion's Den

Sara Newman

Pittsburg State University – University Advancement

River Bend Casino & Hotel

Sophie, LLC

Stronghold Data, LLC

Tropicana Bar & Grill

The UPS Store

Zahn Apartments

Young Professional of the Year sponsored by Commerce Bank

Jake Heisten, Congressman Billy Long

Young Professionals Network Service Award sponsored by Commerce Bank

Emily Marion, Kraft Insurance Services

Young Professionals Network Rookie of the Year Award sponsored by Commerce Bank

Dana Pim, Southwest Missouri Bank

Golden Apple Awards sponsored by Liberty Utilities -Empire District and Missouri Southern State University

Fifty-four teachers from Joplin public and private schools were nominated by students, parents and coworkers. The Golden Apple Awards program, in its 33rd year, is designed to recognize excellence in the teaching profession.

K-2nd Grade – Kerri Fields, Jefferson Elementary School

3rd-5th Grade – Jan Bradshaw, Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School

6th-8th Grade – Cheri Wright, East Middle School

9th-12th Grade – Justin Kleinheider, Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School

Small Business of the Year sponsored by BKD, LLP

The Small Business of the Year Awards program recognizes the importance of small business and not-for-profit organizations to the economy, job growth, and new products and services.

1-10 Employee Category

Atlas Risk Management, LLC

11-50 Employee Category

Kraft Insurance Services

Not for Profit Category

Christ In Youth

Large and Small Industry of the Year sponsored by O'Brian and Associates, LLC

The Industry of the Year awards recognize companies in the manufacturing, transportation, distribution and utility sectors that have played a significant role in our area. The Large Industry Award is for companies of 100 employees or more, with Small industry for companies of 1 to 99 employees.

Large Industry of the Year

CFI

Small Industry of the Year

Joplin Building Material

Outstanding Citizen of the Year sponsored by Southwest Missouri Bank

Each year one Outstanding Citizen is chosen by the past Chairmen of the Board, based upon their commitment to the Joplin community.

Sharon Beshore

The 101st Annual Banquet was made possible by the following sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor: Owens Corning Mineral Wool, LLC

Gold Sponsors: Downstream Casino Resort, EaglePicher Technologies, LLC and H.E. Williams, Inc.

Silver Sponsor and Centerpiece Sponsor: SNC Squared

Venue Sponsor: Missouri Southern State University

Entertainment: Midwest Regional Ballet

Master of Ceremonies: Dr. Brad Hodson, Missouri Southern State University

Additional thanks to: Fresh Ideas at MSSU, Mason-Woodard Mortuary, MSSU-KGCS-TV, Storm Cloud Marketing

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