Five local businesses received acknowledgement for professionalism from the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce today.
Awards went to Toyota of Easley for Small Business of the Year; Robinson Funeral Home for Pillar of Easley; Samaritan Health Clinic for Non-Profit of the Year and Chris Bowers for Young Professional of the Year.
Accountant Terry Garrison was honored for 30 years of service to the chamber as board member, treasurer, committee member and coordinator of a national issues forum trip.
The presentations were part of the first Small Business Awards luncheon organized by the chamber.
Check back with this website and The Easley Progress, Pickens Sentinel and Powdersville Post for more details on the top business recipients and remarks made by Otis Rawl, president and CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.
Rawl spoke on the economic dangers of the national debt and what South Carolina needs to do to improve economic development.
The event was held at the Easley Campus of Tri-County Technical College. Presenting sponsor was Sam’s Club, a chamber member that is opening in Easley June 27.