The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Taste of Liberty and Business Awards Ceremony Jan. 16 at the chamber’s historic Bacon Fraser House. The event was held in the front lawn under an elegantly dressed tent done by volunteers from the Young Adults Liberty Leaders (YALL).
Baldino’s, Long Horn Steak House, The Yellow Bee, Sho Nuff Smokin’ Good BBQ, Chick-fil-A, Sweet Spice and Maui Wowi were among the competitors seeking to be crowned as winners for the Taste of Liberty Contest. They were competing in the categories of main course, local flavor and desserts.
Sho Nuff Smokin’ Good BBQ won best local flavor and best main course. Mau Wowi won for best dessert.
Chamber Director Leah Poole then presented the awards to local business leaders in the following categories:
Business Leader of the Year: Nick Westbrook
Civic Leader of the Year: James Rogers
Self Employed Business of the Year: Molly Maxine
2-15 Employees: Hinesville Pharmacy
16-35 Employees: Liberty College & Career Academy
36-50 Employees: Walmart Neighborhood Market #4519
51+ Employees: Hinesville Police Department
Chamber Volunteer of the Year Hasit Patel
Chamber Champion Lillian Gray
Chamber Business Champion ESG
Poole and Chairwoman Kathy Villafane introduced the 2020 Chamber Board of Directors.
For more photos of the event visit the Chamber’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/libertycountychamber/