Diamond Awards

The Diamond Awards seek to recognize the best that South Shelby County has to offer. The awards given include:

Business of the Year
A business in the South Shelby County that has exhibited a commitment to community inolvement, participation in Chamber events, exhibit strong leadership, created a positive impact on the community through new jobs or expansions, and other noteworthy items.

New Business of the Year
A new businessin South Shelby County that has given early signs of community involvement, job growth, community leadership, and Chamber involvement. This business must have opened its doors in the calendar year the award is given.

Ambassador of the Year
An official Chamber ambassador who has been active in Chamber events, participated in various functions, served on committees, attended luncheons, ribbon cuttings, open houses, etc., and have supported the Chamber in any way possible during the year going far beyond what is normally expected of them.

Citizen of the Year
A citizen of South Shelby County who has exhibited stong commitment to community service, professional and business activities, community, volunteer and/or Chamber service, faith-based activities, and an overall desire to improve life for business, organizations, and citizens in their community.


2010 Business of the Year

Shelby County Newspapers, Inc.
Columbiana

2010 New Business of the Year

Napa Auto Parts
Columbiana
Tree Top Family Adventure
Chelsea

2010 Ambassador of the Year

Miranda Carter
Johnny Ray's BBQ
Chelsea

2010 Citizen of the Year

Dale Neuendorf
Chelsea