Century And Flomaton Chambers Hand Out Annual Awards At Banquet

February 26, 2008

The annual Flomaton and Century Joint Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet was held Tuesday night in Flomaton, Alabama. Multiple awards, including Outstanding Citizens of the Year for each town, were given. Scroll down the page for photos of each winner along with a description of their award.

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Jerry Fischer, pictured center above, was named the Century Outstanding Citizen of the Year. He served 24 years as a town councilman. He has been active with the Century Recreation Association, the Lions Club, the cleaning of Escambia River, the Alger-Sullivan Historical Society and much more.

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Mr. and Mrs. John Folsom, pictured above, were named the Flomaton Outstanding Citizens of the Year.

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Terri Sanders and her Country Bumpkin were named the Century Outstanding Business of the Year. The Country Bumpkin began as a small craft shop in 1991. It closed 10 years later in 2001 when Sanders decided to walk the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine to raise funds for the Rotary International PolioPlus Program. Her walked raised over $5,000 for the program. She returned to Century and the Country Bumpkin, opening the Tea Room inside the business. It serve items such as homemade fudge, fresh baked goods and hand-dipped ice cream. She is active in the Tri City Rotary Club, the Health and Hope Clinic in Pensacola and the American Red Cross. Pictured above: Sanders receives her award from Benny Barnes of the Century Chamber.

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Brantley Contractors were named the Flomaton Outstanding Business of the Year. Pictured above: Helen, Joe and Dave Brantley receive their award from Larry White (second from left).

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Jessica Born, pictured above, was name the Century Outstanding Student of the Year. The Northview High School student is currently dual-enrolled at Pensacola Junior College.

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Tara Brown from Flomaton High School was named the Flomaton Outstanding Student of the Year. Pictured above: Brown receives her award from Bo Brantley.

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