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2013 Community Awards Banquet

  • by: WHPO Editor
  • on: January 22, 2013
  • city: Hoopeston Jaycees/Hoopeston Chamber of Commerce

The Hoopeston Jaycees and the Hoopeston Chamber of Commerce held their annual Community Awards Banquet.

Those receiving awards are as follows;

Hoopeston Jaycee Awards

  • Rookie of the Year…............................Kenny Byerly
  • Jaycee Associate of the Year….............Greg Bertram
  • Jaycee of the Year…............................Kali Huffman
  • Past President’s Award….....................Brad Hardcastle
  • National Sweetcorn Festival Chairman

Chamber of Commerce Awards

  • Community Service Award…................Anderson Funeral
  • Retailer of the Year…...........................Hoopeston IGA
  • Family Business of the Year…...............Brian & Robin Lawson
  • New Business of the Year…..................Robinson Chiropractic / Dr. Robinson & Dr. Smart
  • Food Service of the Year…....................Fast Lanes
  • Chamber President’s Award…...............Flowers & Gifts by Molly

Hoopeston Jaycees Service Awards

  • EMA Volunteer of the Year….................Roy Kohl
  • EMT of the Year….................................All EMTs
  • Firefighter of the Year….........................All Firefighters
  • Police Officer of the Year…....................Calvin Thomas Showers
  • Distinguished Service Award…................Jaci Samek

Miss Hoopeston Crowning…..........................Brooke Allen