• The 98th Annual Awards Banquet will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Ruston Civic Center.

  • Congratulations and Thank You to these Incredible Community Award Winners!

    Awards presented by the Chamber:

    *  Robert E. Russ Award recipient- Trott Hunt
    *  Business of the Year- Frosty Factory of America, Inc.
    *  Young Business Leader of the Year- Kourtney Keim
    *  Ambassador of the Year- Sonja Burris
    *  Origin Bank Young Entrepreneur- Autumn Moon
    *  Recognition of 5 Young Business Leaders to Watch- Sam Costanza, Wynn Rogers, Jonathan Magee, Summer Hammons, & George Lee

    Awards presented on behalf of Ruston-Lincoln Organizations:

    *  Ruston Rotary Club's Bill Best Humanitarian Award recipient- Sue Martin
    *  Ruston Kiwanis' Firefighter of the Year- Jordan Gray, Law Enforcement Officer of the Year- Eric Hanna, and Educator of the Year- Claudia Wagner
    *  Lincoln Parish School District's Distinguished Partners in Education Award recipients- Whataburger & Temple Baptist Church
    *  Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau's Hospitality Award recipient- Joshua Mitchell
    *  Junior Auxillary's Betty Robbins Volunteer of the Year Award- Amy Stegall

    2017 Banquet Photos

    The Banquet begins at 6 pm. with a wine-and-cheese social sponsored by The Keg Package Store. Dinner will be served at 6:45 pm. Attire is business or semi-formal.

    Tiered level sponsors: Origin Bank and Hunt Guillot & Associates
    Decorating sponsors: 2 Crazy Girls and Gumbeaux Productions

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