By Michelle Price
UCBJ Managing Editor
CROSSVILLE – The Crossville-Cumberland County Chamber honored several businesses and local professionals at its Annual Membership Gala recently. Ashley DeRossett and Brad Allamong presented the winners with certificates recognizing the honor.
The 2018 Young Professional of the Year is presented to a YPA member that lives in Cumberland County and has shown professional success and outstanding community involvement. The 2018 Young Professional of the year is Josh Stone.
The 2018 Business Partner of the Year is presented to the business or organization in Cumberland County who has gone above and beyond to be a community partner, be it donating time, money or resources. The 2018 Business Partner of the Year is First National Bank of Tennessee.The 2018 You Made It Happen Award recognizes a community leader who donates his or her time to the Cumberland County Chamber activities and other community events or to a business owner/manager who best exemplifies their generosity in giving time, money, staff and/or facility for community benefit. The 2018 You Made It Happen Award was presented to Bryce McDonald.
The 2018 Agriculture Business of the Year is a new award created to recognize Cumberland County’s agricultural achievement. The 2018 Agriculture Business of the Year is the UT Plateau Ag Research and Education Center.
The 2018 Business of the Year is presented to a business in Cumberland County, new or old, that has over 20 employees. The 2018 Business of the Year is Grace Givers Home Care and Adult Day Services.
The 2018 Small Business of the Year is presented to a business with 20 employees or less. The 2018 Small Business of the Year is Grinder House Coffee Shop.
The 2018 Industry of the Year is presented to an industry that has invested large workforce efforts in Cumberland County to continue job creation and community prosperity. The 2018 Industry of the Year is Stonepeak.