• Business Award Winners to be Honored at Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon

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    September 28, 2017
    The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on Thurs., Nov. 30, at 11:30 a.m. at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center where it will honor its annual business award winners.
    This year’s award honorees include:
    Ambassador of the Year: Danny Soliz, Workforce Solutions South Plains
                Sponsored by Twisted Root Burger Co.
    Volunteer of the Year: Kathy Timms, Geiger
                Sponsored by Wayland Baptist University
    Business Person of the Year: Chris Lonngren, Schlotzsky’s
                Sponsored by Parkhill, Smith & Cooper
    Business of the Year: Bayer CropScience - FiberMax
    Entrepreneur/Small Business of the Year: Shara Konechney, Piper
                Sponsored by Reagor Dykes Auto Group
    This year’s featured speaker will be Cathi Hight, a Kaizen consultant and President of High Performance Group. Considered as the Membership Guru and the developer of The Member Retention Kit and A New Approach to Tiered Membership, Hight helps associations meet the expectations of their members. She provides realignment strategies that help associations of all sizes manage constant change, deliver benefits that members value, leverage volunteer and staff resources efficiently, and effectively communicate the value of membership.
    With more than 20 years’ experience in performance improvement, Hight helps clients identify their real problems and solve them. She shares Kaizen principles of continuous improvement, making small and incremental changes, and improving customer experiences which bring about “good change” for internal and external customers.
    Tickets for the luncheon will go on sale Mon., Oct. 2. The cost of the luncheon is $50. Chamber members get a discounted price of $35. A table of eight may be purchased for $400 for a silver level sponsorship, $550 for a gold level and $1,000 for platinum level. Deadline to purchase tickets is noon on Mon., Nov. 27.
    To purchase tickets or for more information, visit LubbockChamber.com, call the Chamber at (806) 761-7000 or email Sheri Nugent at sheri.nugent@lubbockbiz.org.
    Tammi Boozer
    (806) 761-7000
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