Chamber search for COY underway
Published 6:00 pm Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Each spring, the Greater Brewton Area Chamber of Commerce honors one or more of our community’s residents as Citizen(s) of the Year.
The search is now on as the Chamber seeks nominations for the annual honor.
The 2022 Citizen of the Year in the business category was Steven Creamer, owner of Creamer Dozier, Cramer Power Equipment and Road Ready.
In the civic participation category, Marcus and Valerie Hall were recognized for their work with children throughout the community in a program they began for the youth.
Each year the Chamber seeks nominations for the honor. This year, the awards will be announced during the annual Chamber banquet set for March 14.
Points to consider when making a nomination include:
The person or persons must live in the Brewton/East Brewton area and have lived here for at least three years. The recipients achievements must have contributed to the enrichment of the area in one or both of the following areas:
• Business or professional achievements: The recipient must have established a successful business or been the person with the primary responsibility of the business
• Community/Civic Affairs: The recipient must be active for a period of several years in community or civic work. This person may have worked in one or more of several areas such as health and welfare, education, religion, cultural or other social causes.
All nominations must be received by the Chamber by Friday, Feb. 24. Address all nominations to: Greater Brewton Area Chamber of Commerce, Citizens of the Year 2022, 1010B Douglas Avenue, Brewton, AL 36426.