The 2020 Chamber Banquet presented the awards virtually for Business of the Year, Educator of the Year, and Volunteer of the Year. A video of the event was shown to our banquet sponsors, and now we are making it available to everyone.
A link to the video is HERE.
Joe Freudenberger and OakBend Medical Center received the Business the Year Award, presented by Abby King, who is an OakBend board member.
Makyla Monroe is the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award. It was presented by Terry Lynch, who is chief of police.
Stacie Konvicka received Educator of the Year award presented by fellow educator Ashley Ivy.
The program was led by Michael Limas, board chair, and Chad Faucett, who replaces Limas for a two-year term on Oct. 1.
Our sponsors deserve a big thank you:
Clinical Pathology Laboratories
OakBend Medical Center
Phil Stephenson & MFS Storage
St. Christina’s EMS
Wharton Veterinary Clinic
McCreary, Veselka, Bragg & Allen PC
My Storehouse Mini Storage
Roberson Air Conditioning
Wharton County Junior College
Wharton Journal-Spectator/East Bernard Express
Caney Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation
Caney Valley Cotton/Moses Gin
City of Wharton
Cody Sweat — State Farm Insurance
Grace Community Fellowship
David Tripulas DDS
Edward Jones — Chad Faucett
Flowers It Is
The Konvicka Family
Hinze Bar-B-Que/ Hinze Country Kitchen
Nan Ya Plastics Corp
OakBend Physical Therapy — Wharton
The First State Bank
Wharton Economic Development Corp.
Wharton Feed & Supply/Pekar’s Body Shop