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The Gwinnett Chamber will celebrate its Diamond Anniversary with the 75th annual dinner at the Gas South District on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. This event, presented by Northside Hospital, focuses on local and regional business growth while honoring the exceptional public servants, corporate citizens, and compassionate organizations who lead it.

Meanwhile, the Chamber has announced winners of its major awards, to be presented at the Chamber dinner. 

Tammy Shumate is the recipient of this year’s Citizen of the Year Award, which honors individuals whose services have had the greatest impact on the overall quality of life for Gwinnett County in recent years. She is director of Corporate Development at Capital City Home Loans, LLC,

Public Service Awards are being given to individuals who have gone above and beyond in their service to the community and its residents. This year’s honorees include Dr. D. Glen Cannon, president, Gwinnett Technical College; Jason Chandler, president, Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation; Jennifer Hibbard, CEO, View Point Health; Tim Le, broker/owner, NDI MAXIM Real Estate LLC; Chief J.D. McClure, Gwinnett County Police Department; and Emory Morsberger, executive director, Gateway85 Community Improvement District (CID) and the Tucker CID.

The United Way of Greater Atlanta in Gwinnett County will receive the Humanitarian Award given in honor of Scott Hudgens, a respected developer, and philanthropist who unselfishly gave of his time and talents to ensure that many others, especially those with limited means, would benefit from his treasure.

The James J. Maran International Award recognizes a global company that has chosen to locate in Gwinnett, take advantage of Gwinnett’s pro-business mindset, and become an active member of the Chamber and the local community. This award will be given to Siemens Electrical Products.

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