• The 99th Annual Awards Banquet will held on Thursday, January 15, 2019 at the Ruston Civic Center.

  • Congratulations and Thank You to these Incredible Community Award Winners of 2017!

    Awards presented by the Chamber:

    *  Robert E. Russ Award recipient: J.N. Walpole
    *  Business of the Year: The Cleaners of Ruston
    *  Young Business Leader of the Year: Summer Hammons and Jessica Slaughter
    *  Ambassador of the Year: Sonja Burris
    *  Origin Bank Young Entrepreneur: Autumn Downen
    *  Recognition of 5 Young Business Leaders to Watch: BJay Durrett, Henry McCoy, Marisol O'Neal, Jeff Parker, and Paige Volentine, D.D.S.

    Awards presented on behalf of Ruston-Lincoln Organizations:

    *  Ruston Rotary Club's Bill Best Humanitarian Award recipient: David Abernathy
    *  Ruston Kiwanis' Firefighter of the Year: Jody Wainwright, Law Enforcement Officer of the Year: Tony Holtzclaw, and Educator of the Year: Leeanne Bordelon
    *  Lincoln Parish School District's Distinguished Partners in Education Award recipients: Calvary Baptist Church and Hunt Guillot & Associates (HGA)
    *  Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau's Hospitality Award recipient: Louisiana Tech University College of Education
    *  Junior Auxillary's Betty Robbins Volunteer of the Year Award: Lana Bullock

    2018 Banquet Photos

    Tiered level sponsors: Origin Bank and Hunt Guillot & Associates
    Decorating sponsors: Gumbeaux Productions and Southern Grace Events & Blessings

    Other sponsors: HiTech Computers and Keg Package Store

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