• Orange Chamber of Commerc

97th Annual Awards Banquet and Award Winners

Good Evening, It is great to have such a wonderful turnout for the 97th year, giving us the opportunity to showcase Madison at at The Mill and their new restaurant Spoon & Spindle.

Thanks to Madison at the Mill and Robert & Shalese Higginbotham, for the perfect venue.

Thank you to the Banquet Committee: Evelyn Pritchett Jackson, Denise Caswell, Barbara Parks, Erin Dean, Rita Carrol, Crystal Dudley, Dana Amos, Dee Dee Ingram, and Yvette Ruiz. Thank you for your hard work with this banquet.

At this time, I’d like to recognize:

-County Board of Supervisors

Jim Crozier, Chair

Jim White, Supervisor

Lee Frame, Supervisor

Keith Marshall, Supervisor

-County School Board members

Mike Jones, Chair

Sherrie Page

Jim Hopkins

Dr. Cecil Snead, Superintendent OCPS


Martha Roby, Mayor

Tony Bosford, Council Member

Greg Woods, Town Manager


Robert Coiner, Mayor

Debbie Kendell, Town Manager

Thank you for all you do for Orange County Businesses.

Introduce Board of Directors who are here with us tonight:

Judy Cooper, Vice President, Welcome Home Financial Partners

Sam Kessler, Treasurer, Community Bank of the Chesapeake

John Licata, The Licata Group

Dana Amos -Realtor

Amy Henecke – Germanna Community College

Evelyn Pritchett Jackson – Lakeside Title & Escrow

Ex Officio:

Ted Voorhees – Orange County Administrator

Rose Deal, OC Economic Development Director

Lori Landes-Carter – OC Tourism Director

Greg Woods, Manager, Town of Orange

Debbie Kendell, Manager, Town of Gordonsville