CHAMBER BANQUET: Russell’s Men’s Shop was awarded Small Business of the Year at Thursday’s annual Chamber banquet. There representing the downtown Washington shop were (from left) Bryon and Ronda Lyons and Russell and Denice Smith. Others recognized at the event were Business of the Year Potash Corp-Aurora; Community Leader of the Year Penny Sermons; Entrepreneur of the Year B. Selden Taylor and E. Bryan Stocks of Stocks and Taylor Construction; Nonprofit of the Year North Carolina Estuarium; and Ambassadors of the Year Alma Friedman and Cecilia Prokos.

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Chamber Awards

Published 9:34pm Friday, February 1, 2013

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