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Round Rock Chamber Announces Annual Awards

Community Leaders Headline Round Rock Chamber’s 48th Annual Awards Banquet
Round Rock Travel & Cruises; Community Impact Newspaper; and TECO-Westinghouse take home business honors

ROUND ROCK, Texas – The Round Rock Chamber today announced its annual business and community award winners. The honors were presented last night during the chamber’s 48th Annual Awards Banquet. The winners are:

Investor of the Year: Andy Webb, Watkins Insurance Group
Ambassador of the Year: Diana Lindsay, Nutrition4Life
Chairman’s Award: Steve Stapp, RBank
“Big Boy” Hester Small Business of the Year: Round Rock Travel & Cruises
Business of the Year: Community Impact Newspaper
Global Business of the Year: TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company
Citizen of the Year: Mayor Alan McGraw, City of Round Rock
Lifetime Achievement Award: Avery Family, Avery Centre DevCo, Inc.

The event also celebrated the chamber’s 2015 successes, recognized the outgoing board members, and welcomed the 2016 board of directors.

“The Round Rock community includes countless innovative and hardworking business people and organizations, which makes this selection process more difficult each year,” said Lora Weber, the chamber’s 2015 board chair. “This year’s winners are a perfect example of the very best that Round Rock has to offer, and we feel privileged to have them be a part of the chamber.”

In addition to the chamber’s awards, The Greater Round Rock Community Foundation announced their philanthropic honors. Kathy Ford and Claire Ford Elder of Backpack Coalition and the Avery Family of Avery Centre DevCo, Inc. were presented with the foundation’s Innovation in Philanthropy and Philanthropy Awards, respectively.

About the Round Rock Chamber
The Round Rock Chamber is one of the largest and most active business organizations in Central Texas. Its approximately 1,000 investors collectively employ more than 25,000 people in the area. It is also the region’s only accredited chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. For more information, visit www.roundrockchamber.org.