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2020 Annual Gala - "Our Time To Shine"

The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s 94th Annual Gala will be held on Thurs., January 9, 6 p.m. at the West End Plaza (1935 Jake Alexander Blvd.). Novant Health Rowan Medical Center is the Title Sponsor.

“The theme of this year’s Annual Gala is 2020 Vision “Our Time to Shine” a fun event that showcases the best of Rowan County!

The gavel will pass from 2019 Chair Nicole Holmes Matangira with Holmes Iron and Mantangira Recycling Inc to 2020 Chair Gary Blabon with Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. Awards will be presented for: Paul E. Fisher Chamber Volunteer of the Year; Chamber Champion Small Business of the Year; and the Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award.

There will be a reception and dinner catered by The Smoke Pit. Dress is business professional or semi-formal.

Tickets & Sponsorships

Corporate sponsorship tables are $1,000 with eight premium seats.

Individual tickets are available for Chamber members $50 per person or $85 per couple (two tickets) and will not be assigned seating (first come; first served).

Non-members are welcome to attend; however, the price is $80 per person.

The reservation deadline is Fri., January 3 2020.  Click HERE to RSVP

Award Nominations

Please take a few minutes to complete the online form to nominate those Chamber Members who have made significant contributions toward the goals and mission of the Chamber in 2019. The deadline to submit nominee's is Friday, December 6, 2019. Awards will be presented at the Gala on January 9th.

Recent Winners include:
“Paul E. Fisher Award - Volunteer of Year”
Recent award winners: Ann Pressly, Martha Bostian, Tony Shaw, Cindy Hart, Teresa Dakins & Penny Greer-Link, Elia Gegorek, Jayne Land

“Chamber Champion - Small Biz of Year”
Recent award winners: Stag N Doe, Patterson Farm, Inc.; Integro; Med-Express; Matangira Recycling, Go Burrito, Greystone Salon

“Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award”
Recent award winners: Mary Ponds, Dr. Michael Bitzer; Dr. Judy Grissom, Susan Kluttz, Walt Wall, Frank Goodnight (in memorium)

2020 Award Nomination Form