Red Springs chamber now accepting nominations
by Scott Witten Civitas Media
RED SPRINGS — The Red Springs Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the Waverly S. Barham Distinguished Service Award.
The award, which will be given during the annual chamber dinner on Nov. 7 , will go to an individual or entity that has contributed to the community, according to Linda Mack, a 2010 recipient of the award.
“It is our big award,” Mack said. “It goes to a person or business or organization that has done something special for our community. This award is all about community service.”
Nominations must be made on a form that can be obtained from the chamber office at 225 S. Main St. The deadline for all nominations is Oct. 15. For information, call 910-843-5441.
The chamber’s executive board will select a recipient from the nominations submitted.
The first award, given in 1978, went to the Flora MacDonald Highland Games
The chamber dinner will be held at Flora Macdonald Academy. Tickets are $15.
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