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Awards handed out at chamber banquet

(Source: Robbie Johnson) (Source: Robbie Johnson)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Several honors were handed out at Thursday night’s Annual Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce Banquet.

The theme of the 101st annual event was “We’re Headed for the Future."  With that in mind, several young people received honors at the banquet.

Caroline Averitt and Betsy Johnson were among those honored. They won the Youth Volunteer Award.

The girls have run a lemonade stand the last four summers raising money for various causes including cancer research and combating human trafficking.  

Cody Monneyhan and Hallie Henderson were the winners of the essay competition. 

The Adult Volunteer of the Year was Dr. Lowery Beck. Out of the Dark was named the Organization of the Year.

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