• 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

  • The 97th Annual Awards Banquet will be held the evening of January 19, 2017 at the Ruston Civic Center.

    Young Business Leader Award Nomination Form

    Russ Award Nomination Form

    Bill Best Award Nomination Form

    2016 Banquet Photo Album

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