BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — Hundreds of people attended the annual Broken Arrow Chamber Awards Banquet Saturday evening at the Hard Rock Casino.
The night was all about honoring community members and for the first time ever a lifetime achievement award were given away. This year’s recipient was Dr. Clarence Oliver.
Police Officer of the Year: Detective Chane Cothran
Firefighter of the Year: Lieutenant Brandon Smith
Volunteer of the Year: Lori Lewis
Committee Chair of the Year: Eric Kehmeier.
Elected Official of the Year: Cheryl Kelly, President Broken Arrow Board of Education.
Chairman’s Award: Norman Stephens, City of Broken Arrow.
Total Resource Campaign Top Cash Producer: Alvin Bailey
Total Resource Campaign Top Total Producer: Alvin Bailey
Community Advocate Award: St. Francis Health System
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Clarence G. Oliver
Citizen of the Year: Kim Goddard
Legacy Award: Mr. Jim Beavers
Arrowhead Business Awards
Independent Business Owner of the Year: Dianna Yingst with AFLAC
Restaurant of the Year: In the Raw- Broken Arrow
Manufacturer of the Year: Rise Manufacturing
Non-Profit of the Year: Happy Hands Education Center
Retailer of the Year: Glamour Gowns & More
Small Business of the Year: Pinot’s Palette
Woman/Minority Owned Business of the Year: Jennifer Jezek- York Electronic Systems, Inc.
Business Person of the Year: Bryan Sanderlin, President of OSECO
Business of the Year: Emerson Orthodontics