Above: (L-R Front Row) Lauren Smith, Vast Bank, 2021 Chamber Chair; Megan Quickle, Broken Arrow Neighbors; Nicole Smith, 1-800 Water Damage; Rebecca Olson, High Tower Accounting + Tax; Brittany Littleton, Littleton Legal PLLC; Amanda Grace, Broken Arrow Public Schools; Brandy Valentine, Lotus Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine LLC; Kelly Beyer, Manpower; Carol Saldierna, Hubbell Incorporated; Lori Miller, Hubbell Incorporated; Dawn Chesser, Sixth Day Snacks; Taylor Hayhurst Underwood, Hayhurst Funeral Home, accepting on behalf of her father, Jack Hayhurst; Jennifer Conway, President & CEO of the Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce.
(L-R Back Row) Detective Brett Burton, Broken Arrow Police Department; Julie Brown, The Museum Broken Arrow; Stephanie Himebaugh, TTCU Federal Credit Union; Stephanie Jones, TTCU Federal Credit Union; Rosie Kramer, TTCU Federal Credit Union; David Wartluft, Hubbell Incorporated; Seth Rich, Broken Arrow Fire Department; Mike Scrimsher, Royal Printing & Copy Centers; Aaron Morris, Kinetic by Windstream, 2022 Chamber Chair . Photo by Shaun Hill Motion and Still
The Broken Arrow Chamber hosted their Annual Gala at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center. This year’s black-tie masquerade ball was an elegant evening where achievements in business and community leadership in Broken Arrow were recognized and celebrated.
There were 15 awards given out to a range of businesses and business leaders. The award committee is comprised of a committee including past award winners.
Below are the awards that were given out Saturday and the recipients:
Police Officer of the Year: Detective Brett Burton, BAPD
Firefighter of the Year: Firefighter Paramedic Seth Rich, BAFD
Volunteer of the Year: Nicole Smith, 1-800 Water Damage
Chairman’s Award: Brittany Littleton, Littleton Legal, PLLC
Total Resource Campaign Top Producer: Mike Scrimsher, Royal Printing
Total Resource Campaign Top Performer in Increased Sales – New Sponsors: Kelly Beyer, Manpower
Community Advocate of the Year: Amanda Grace, Broken Arrow Public Schools
Manufacturer of the Year: Hubbell-Gas Utility Solutions
Non-Profit of the Year: Broken Arrow Neighbors
Minority-Owned Business of the Year: Lotus Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Business Person of the Year: Jack Hayhurst, Hayhurst Funeral Home
Small Business of the Year (15 or fewer employees): High Tower Accounting & Tax
Large Business of the Year (16-50 employees): TTCU Federal Credit Union
Entrepreneur of the Year: Craig and Dawn Chesser, Sixth Day Snacks
Citizen of the Year: The Museum Broken Arrow
“This year we had a much larger number of nominations which just proves how inspiring our community’s businesses and leadership are. Each of these nominees and award winners are prime examples of commitment, integrity and continued community growth,” said Jennifer Conway, President & CEO of the Broken Arrow Chamber and Economic Development Corporation. “On behalf of the Chamber Board and the Chamber Staff, we want to congratulate each of our recipients,” continued Conway.
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