Small Business

For a complete recap of our 2017 winners, check out our blog!

 This Year's Nominees Include:
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Niky Van Hatten, Envy Salon
Jean & Steven Ellison, The Music Box
Jay Grubbs, RA-LIN and Associates, Inc.

Non-Profit of the Year
United Way of East Central Alabama 
RMC Foundation
The Right Place for Housing & Support, Inc.

Emerging Small Business of the Year
Hometown Parent Magazine
Daybreak Media LLC
Infinity Massage Studio for Women
Posche Salon
Taste of Eden

Sustaining Small Business of the Year
J. Brittain Associates
  Autumn Cove
Calhoun Insurance
Cobb Automotive
Downing and Sons
Moore Printing Co.
Ted's Abbey Carpet & Floor
Wise Environmental
Xtreme Autospa
Young Oil, Inc.

Lifetime Achievement
Young Oil

Business of Excellence
Ted's Abbey Carpet & Floor

Small Business Advocate
JSU Small Business Development Center

If you'd like to sponsor the Night of Laughter and Business Awards, please complete a sponsorship form and remit it to the Small Business Committee or Chamber Staff.

Previous Business Award Winners include:

    • 2004 MedResource
    • 2005 Altex Packaging
    • 2006 ERA King Real Estate
    • 2007 Animal Medical Center
    • 2008 19th Hole Sports Grille at Cane Creek (now Heroes)

awards 2016

2009 Emerging: NobleBank

Sustaining: SPAR, Inc.

2010 Emerging: Wig’s Wheels

Sustaining: Miller Funeral Home & Crematory

2011 Emerging: WideNet Consulting

Sustaining: AOD Federal Credit Union

2012 Emerging: Smoke-N-Hot BBQ, Inc.

Sustaining: Morris Building Constructors

2013 Emerging: Christian Corner Meats

Sustaining: Oxford Lumber

2014 Emerging: Cheaha Cheer and Tumble

Sustaining: Piedmont Outdoor

2015 Emerging: Cheaha Women’s Health & Wellness

Sustaining: Signature In-Home Care

2016 Emerging: Calhoun Pickers

Sustaining: The Surgery Center

2016 Innovative Small Business of the Year: Pediatrics Plus

2016 Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Leah Sparks of Southern Girl Coffee

2016 Non-Profit of the Year: YMCA of Calhoun County

Lifetime Achievement:

      • King Motor Company
      • Wakefield’s/Martin’s
      • Couch’s Jewelers
      • F&M Bank
      • Webb Concrete & Building Materials
      • Acker Electric, ERA King Real Estate
      • L. Brown Funeral Home

The Larry K. Sylvester Small Business Advocates are:

      • 2010 Tom Coleman, SCORE
      • 2011 Robbie Medders, SBDC
      • 2012 Donna Fathke, East Alabama Regional Planning & Development
      • 2013 John Wheeler, ACES Program
      • 2014: Anniston Army Depot
      • 2015: Center for Domestic Preparedness
      • 2016: Northeast Alabama Entrepreneurial System

For more information, contact the Chamber at 256-237-3536.

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Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce
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PO Box 1087
Anniston, AL 36202
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