Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner – It’s a Leap Year ….WHAT LEAP WILL YOU TAKE THIS YEAR? A celebration held February 29, 2024 was a success.

Proudly Present Awards and Honors

Kathleen Cook –Lifetime Achievement 

Kathleen Cook was awarded the highest honor given by the Chamber of Commerce to recognize her life long service to this community in so many ways. Her devotion to those individuals and families both in our county and traveling to serve in other states and countries. She also worked to provide funding for those in need and counseling. Always working to make better life for those who needed a hand up and still  aware of keep dignity in mind as she served those with out. Chamber of Commerce loyal board member to serving her church- she truly served her family, friends, community and organizations. Thank you, Kathleen. 

Business of the Quarter –  Spring …. Chester Food Bank

Business of Quarter – Summer… Knoxville Store

Business of the Quarter – Fall …. DJ Pump Service

Business of the Quarter – Winter …. Roberta Hardware

All excellent businesses locally serving this

city and county! Congratulations to all of you!

Business of the Year 2023 —- Roberta Hardware with 75 years serving our county and cities in Roberta and Crawford County

2023 Youth of the Year

Presented to 

Katie Moncrief

This young woman works tirelessly to serve the family and her community while carrying a full class load in school. She makes time to serve the community and her school and FFA programs.


2023 Youth Group of the Year
Crawford County High FFA

2023 Youth Group of the Year

Both groups of young adults worked throughout the year serving this community. nothing is to small that they have added to by service and conviction. 


2023 Unsung Hero Award presented to Mark Johnson and his Girls Crawford County Basketball Team taking to the court without neglect to studies, A’s and high B’s and serving their community. This team of youngsters worked to serve our city and schools.  


2023 Group of the Year
Crawford County Kiwanis Club

This group of the year provided students books to keep and have the book go home with the child. Working for the community in many service areas including monthly meals for Senior Center.  


2023 Individual of the Year
Bailey Carreker

Recognizing the young woman’s ability to serve her community work through school as mentor respected young woman . Working through many 



Serving 77 counties across, East Alabama, West Georgia,
Southwest Georgia, Central Georgia, and the C.S.R.A.

Ours guest speaker led us into jolly laughter despite the information of total business! Jason Blankenship is the Vice President of Business Development for the Better Business Bureau Serving the Fall Line Corridor, Inc.
Jason aids in overseeing of 77 counties across East Alabama,
Southwest Georgia, Central Georgia, East Georgia, and Western
South Carolina. He began his BBB Career in May of 2015 as an
educator for the Central Georgia BBB. He quickly moved into the
role of Director of Business Services, and then realizing more fires
needed to be put out, he was blessed with his current role of Vice
President of Development in Mid-2018. But his presentation was side splitting with clear cut fun about the serious business at hand and how Better Business Bureau

Cynde Dickey as Chair also assured an excellent catering and Joanne and Cynde made sure the tables were beautifully dressed. The packed room was well served. 

Greeted by our Jazz Band you can mingle from 6:30 until 7 pm. Dinner begins at 7 pm and the evening will begin.  As well as the Presentation of Colors by our ROTC Award winning Color Guard. We wish everyone a great year in business and join your chamber if you are not a member if you are a member we thank you!