The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual awards and installation banquet Friday night at The Soundside, Hurlburt Field.
Jim Taylor, 2014 chamber chairman, passed the gavel to Regina Carter, of Gulf Power Company, who will serves as chairman of the 2015 executive board.
In addition to welcoming the new board of directors, the event honored businesses and individuals who have made a difference throughout the year.
Ambassador of the Year: Linda Fusco, All Phase Cleaning
Mentor of the Year: Jan Clark, Made For You Gift Venue
Volunteers of the Year: Sherrie Rice, Coldwell Banker United Realtors, and Sarah Hasty, New York Life Insurance Company.
Director of the Year: Norm Crowder, St. Rosa Sound RV Resort
Spirit of Navarre: James Dabney, East River Smokehouse
Member of the Year: Navarre Area Board of Realtors
Business of the Year: Navarre Drywall
Citizen of the Year: Shirley Brown
Corporate Citizen of the Year: Bill Crouch, Tech Star Systems, Inc.
Legends Award: Frankie and Barbara Gibbs
Read more in the Jan. 22 issue of Navarre Press or subscribe online here.