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Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce Announces 2022 Chamber Award Winners

Chattanooga, Tenn. (March 16, 2022)  — Cempa Community Care, Double Cola Company, Market Street Partners and Trident Transport were awarded Small Business Awards today, along with six Community Engagement Award recipients, the Chattanooga Chamber announced.

Also recognized today was the Chattanooga Area Manager of the Year, Jim “JV” Vaughn, market president, Truist Bank.

Community Engagement recipients are:

Healthy Business — Chattanooga Football Club Foundation

Sustainability Partner — Tennessee River Gorge Trust

Business Education Investor — American Water

Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement — BlueCross BlueShield Tennessee

Family Friendly Workplace — SVN½Second Story Real Estate

Velocity 2040 Community Collaborator  — The Regions Foundation

Small Business recipients are:

Non-Profit — Cempa Community Care

1-20 Employees —The Double Cola Company

21-50 Employees — Market Street Partners

51-300 Employees — Trident Transport

Chattanooga Chamber recognizes and thanks all Small Business Award finalists for their hard work and long-lasting commitment to advancing the Chattanooga area.

Congratulations to all award recipients.


About Chamber Awards:

The Small Business Awards recognize area companies with up to 300 employees, plus one nonprofit (three finalists in each category). Chattanooga Area Manager of the Year recognizes one Chattanooga resident for exemplary leadership. The Community Engagement Award categories are as follows:

Healthy Business recognizes a member organization for investing in employee and community health. Sustainability Partner recognizes a member organization for sound environmental conservation actions and business practices. Business Education Investor recognizes a member organization for partnering in local school systems and creating stronger talent pipelines. Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement recognizes a member organization for commitment to attracting a diverse workforce and building inclusive environments. Family Friendly Workplace recognizes a member organization for creating flexible, friendly and enjoyable workplaces. Velocity 2040 Community Collaborator recognizes an organization for going above and beyond to address community challenges and encourage opportunities.

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