Central Baldwin Chamber to host annual meeting Jan. 20


ROBERTSDALE — The Central Baldwin Chamber of Commerce will host its 47th annual banquet and awards program Thursday, Jan. 20 at the Baldwin County Coliseum in Robertsdale.

Tickets are $45 per person, $80 per couple or $320 for a table. Tickets may be reserved by calling the Chamber office at 251-947-2626.

The event kicks off at 5 p.m. social hour and bidding for silent auction items. Dinner will be served at 6:30, catered by Café Acadiana with the program set to begin at 7 p.m.

Awards will include the Fell, Gilbert, Mack, Pearson – Founders Award, created to recognize the Chamber’s founding members, Raymond Fell, Jimmy Gilbert, Huey Mack Sr. and Percy Pearson.

Awards will also be presented for the “Business of the Year,” given to a business in each of the four municipalities served by the chamber: Loxley, Robertsdale, Silverhill and Summerdale; along with the “Small Business of the Year,” and “Emerging Small Business of the Year,” which were voted on by Chamber members, along with the annual “Chamber Volunteer of the Year” award, “Generations” and “Good Government” awards.

During the evening the 2021 Chairman of the Board Baldwin County Probate Judge Harry D’Olive will pass the gavel to 2022 Chairwoman Jenny Buck of Baldwin Land Title in Robertsdale. Sarah Sullivan of South Baldwin Regional Medical Center will be the chairwoman-elect for 2023. The chamber will also acknowledge the incoming executive board and board of directors for 2022 and honor and acknowledge outgoing board members.

Baldwin EMC is this year’s presenting sponsor.

Additional sponsors are: Diamond Sponsors: Coastal Alabama Community College, Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Power Productions, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center. Gold Sponsors: Baldwin County Cattle & Fair Association, Budweiser-Busch Distributing, Coca Cola Bottling Company United, Pen Air Federal Credit Union, Riviera Utilities, The Florist at Hub City. Silver Sponsors: Campbell Hardware & Sporting Goods, Hamm Enterprises LTD; Johnson, Slaughter, Driver, & Northcutt, Robertsdale Dental Care. Bronze Sponsors: Advantage Business Solutions; Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, Bay Images, Franklin Primary Health Center, Front Porch Network, Jessica Waters Photography, TeamLogic IT.

For more information, contact the chamber at 251-947-2626.