By Messenger Staff | Published Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Decatur Economic Development Corp. recognized local businesses at its annual Business Appreciation Dinner Feb. 21.
The Legend Award was presented to the Woodruff and Wren law firm, which has served the Wise County legal community in one form or another for more than a century. (Read the full story in the Messenger’s Saturday, Feb. 25, edition.)
Other businesses and organizations recognized by the EDC are featured in the photos below.
PUBLIC SECTOR/NON-PROFIT - The award for public sector/non-profit went to the Decatur Cares summer feeding program. Accepting were Ken May, Anna Nicholas and Mayor Joe Lambert, from EDC Director Jody Adams.
TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTH CARE - The award for advanced technology in health care was awarded to Bond Family Eye Care, Michael and Lindsay Bond, and presented by EDC President Andrew Sandford.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - Raymond Wood of James Wood Motors receives the award for employment opportunities from EDC Director Jody Adams.
MARKETING AND ADVERTISING - Jeff Jones, representing David's Western Store and National Roper's Supply, receives the award for marketing and advertising strategies from EDC Director Jody Adams.
QUALITY PRODUCTS - Jim Darnell of Landmark Fabrication receives the award for quality products from EDC President Andrew Sandford.
NEW BUSINESS - CVS Pharmacy Manager John Walton, Store Manager Rolly Sotello and District Manager Clay Kilby accept the award for new business from EDC President Andrew Sandford.