PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Many local business leaders were honored during the Annual Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce Award Ceremony Thursday Night.
The event recognizes local citizens for their dedication and accomplishments in the community and with the chamber. The chamber handed out several awards including the community impact award and humanitarian of the year.
"You're not in it for the awards. You're not in it for the accolades. When your friends and your community members nominate you for something like this, it is incredibly special. To have all of your hard work truly recognized," said Niki Kelly, the Executive Director of Girls Inc.
Award winners include Dave Tepanier, Garett Wright, Mark Yates, Paul and Helen Schreiner, Nikki Kelly, and Karen Smith.