Greenville Chamber of Commerce 2018 - Page 49

2018 Chamber of Commerce award winners were recongized at the Chamber’s annual banquet, in the 2018 Chamber Magazine and promoted on the Chamber’s website and social media sites. New Business of the Year 2018 Chamber of Commerce Awards & Recognition ee nv ille Are a Cha ber of C m er m om Historic down- town Greenville welcomed a new business to town in 2015. The store, which is located in what was once known as the Planter’s build- ing, offers a large selection of furniture to the community. Johnson Furniture was established in 1966 and has its original business has been in opera- tion in Eclectic for more than 50 years. The Greenville Adam and Ashley Keith accepted the award from GACOC board member Brian Moss (right). store was opened in July 2015 and is managed by Adam and Ashley Keith. Johnson Furniture currently employs three staff members and offers a variety of furniture for every room in your home or business. Distinquished Business of the Year The Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Business of the Year Award was designed to honor local businesses that have demonstrated excep- tional business practices and have contributed to the well-being of our community. The award aims to honor businesses within our community that have demonstrated leadership and continuous service to the city and county through the promotion of business, civic engage- ment, community promo- tion, and economic development. Since 1915, LV Stabler Memorial Hos- On hand to accept the award were: (back row) Johnny Till, quality director, David Wilcox, CFO, Bob Foster, HR director and David Norrell, director of business develop- ment; (front row) Donny Rentfro, CEO, Amanda Salter, director of physicians clinics, Kimberli Weaver, CNO, and Connie Nicholas, ACEO. pital has served as the community’s healthcare provider, with the new physical location being built in 1981. With its inpatient and outpatient services, medical and surgical care, home health services and physical therapy ser- vices, the hospital and its facilities treat and care for an estimated 5,000 health related incidents each month. The 72-bed facil- ity, its clinics and home health agency employ more than 200 individual healthcare profession- als, making it one of the largest employers in the community. In late 2017, after approval of the city council, the Hospital Authority of the City of Greenville purchased the hospital and entered into a partnership allowing UAB Health Systems to manage the facility and offer their expertise, technology and access to their physicians. Collaborating with the management expertise at UAB hospital in Bir- mingham, the Greenville Hospital Authority is making new strides at providing the highest quality of health care for community. 2017 City Guide | 49