B.A. Chamber Hosts Annual Awards Gala

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The Broken Arrow Chamber hosted its Annual Gala Feb. 1 presented by Kinetic by Windstream at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center. This black-tie event was an elegant evening where achievements in business and community leadership were recognized and celebrated. This is one of the Chamber’s largest events of the year, hosting over 500 business leaders across the Tulsa region.
This year there were 16 awards given out to a range of businesses and business leaders. Judges of the awards consisted of past award recipients. The awards and their recipients were:
Police Officer of the Year: Sergeant Brandon Tener, Broken Arrow Police Department; Firefighter of the Year: Shaun Christmas, Broken Arrow Fire Department; Volunteer of the Year: Scott Tomlinson, Jim Norton Chevrolet; Chairman’s Award: Ruth Littlefield, Littlefield Management Solutions, LLC; Total Resource Award, Top Producer: Mike Scrimsher, Royal Printing; Community Advocate of the Year: Todd Pendergraft, Broken Arrow Family Drug; Manufacturer of the Year: AG Equipment; Non-Profit of the Year, RAG Friday Foundation; Minority-Owned Business of the Year: Celia DeLeon with Farmers Insurance; Business Person of the Year: Larry Pennington; Small Business of the Year (15 employees or less): Greenleaf Barn Weddings & Events; Business of the Year (more than 15 employees): Arrow Exterminators; 2018 & 2019 Economic Development Outgoing Chair: Rob Whitlock, BTC Broadband; 2018 & 2019 BA Chamber Outgoing Chair: Mike Cooper, AT&T; Citizen of the Year: Joe Robson, The Robson Companies; and Legacy Award: Kelley Rash, AVB Bank
Jennifer Conway, President and CEO of the Broken Arrow Chamber and EDC, said, “On behalf of the Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Corporation and their boards, we want to congratulate all of our recipients. We are honored to have each of you and your businesses as a part of this community. Thank you for all you do, it is you and businesses like yours who keep this community growing and thriving.”