Lexington Chamber Recognizes Success of Local Businesses, Professionals

February 18, 2020 | Posted By: Connor Watkins

Lexington Chamber Recognizes Success of Local Businesses, Professionals

LEXINGTON, S.C. – The Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center honored Midlands businesses and professionals at it annual Chamber Awards Luncheon on Tuesday at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church.

Lazy Creek Discount Pet Food Center received the Small Business of the Year Award. Lazy Creek provides quality pet products, services and advice to its customers and stocks its store with items made in the Palmetto State.

Nucor Buildings Group was named the Large Business of the Year. A leading steel building manufacturer with full-service plants in Indiana, South Carolina, Texas, and Utah, Nucor’s Lexington County team is comprised of 75 percent county residents.

Ben Fuller, financial sales manager AVP at First Citizens Bank, received the Young Professional of the Year Award. Fuller is a graduate of the Leadership Lexington County Class of 2019 and serves in leadership roles for Lexington Rotary Club and Business Networking International.

Cindy Powell, owner of Mosquito Joe of Lake Murray, was recognized for her volunteerism and advocacy for the Chamber with the Ambassador of the Year Award.

Barbara Willm, Vice President of Development and Community Relations for the Lexington County Health Services District at Lexington Medical Center, was honored with the Mike Till Impact Award. Watch the tribute video here.

The Chamber presents this award to an individual who best exemplifies the characteristics of Mike Till – friendliness, perseverance and dedication to the Lexington community. Willm helped open all of LMC’s six original community medical centers and has played a vital leadership role in each of these communities across Lexington County.

A 4-Star Accredited Chamber, The Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center has been creating a community that grows business for more than 60 years. Through services, advocacy and education for its 800 shareholders, the LCVC strives to promote business prosperity and a thriving community. To learn more about the Chamber and the Lexington area, visit www.lexingtonsc.org.


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