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Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Banquet Tonight

The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce will celebrate Knoxville’s history during their 53rd annual Chamber banquet. Chamber Director Larissa Van Donselaar says a panel of local historians will discuss Knoxville’s global impact. The Chamber will also present their annual IMPACT Awards – you can see the nominees below. A social hour starts at 5pm at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum – dinner starts at 6pm; the program starts at 7pm.

IMPACT Award Nominees:

Business IMPACT of the Year
HCI Care Services
Hube’s Garage
Knoxville Farmer’s Market
Pearson Brothers Construction
United Methodist Church Women Almost Free Shop

Educator IMPACT of the Year
ART 101 – Frank and Felix Mathias
Dr. Bob Leonard – KNIA/KRLS
Carla Ramirez – Northstar Elementary
Katie Davis – Northstar Elementary
Mike Montgomery – West Elementary
Randy Wilson – Athletic Director Knoxville High School

Agricultural IMPACT of the Year
Brent Hanna – Retired Ag Teacher, Former FFA Advisor – Knoxville High School
Crooked Gap Farm – Ethan and Rebecca Book
Jim Jones – Barker Implement

Volunteer IMPACT of the Year
American Legion/VFW Honor Guard/Color Guard
Chuck Galeazzi
David Thomas
Dylan Morse
Ladd Montegna
Pat Schrad

Matthew C. Job “Pride In Knoxville” Award
Dylan Morse
Joel Johnson
Knoxville Board of Education
Knoxville Hy-Vee
Knoxville Streetscape Committee