Winter Ball pic

Allen and Jennifer DeNyse were named the 2017 “Citizens of the Year” at the 2018 Winter Ball. The 2020 Winter Ball is set for Feb. 8, 2020.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 is going to be a night full of celebrations as the Douglas County Chamber holds the 75th Annual Winter Ball presented by WellStar Douglas Hospital. This is the Chamber’s signature event that celebrates outstanding business and community, leaders in Douglas County. This year will also celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Chamber. The Winter Ball will install Mr. Craig Owens, Senior Vice President and Hospital Administrator of WellStar Douglas Hospital, as Chairman of the Chamber Board.

The Winter Ball is also an opportunity to recognize the Sam P. Roberts Community Service Award, Small Business of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, Large Business of the Year, Diplomat of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, and the Chamber Chairman’s Award. The black-tie evening begins with a cocktail reception sponsored by Georgia Power Company and silent auction from 6 — 7 p.m., followed by dinner, the awards program and a silent auction presented by Hawkinson, Muchnick & Associates, P.C. The After Party continues from 9 — 11 p.m. and guests will enjoy live music by The Crystal Clear Band sponsored by RA-LIN & Associates, Inc.

Chamber President and CEO, Sara Ray, commented, “This event is always one of our favorites to host as it allows us the opportunity to honor the wonderful community leaders and businesses that help make Douglas County thrive.”

The Winter Ball would not be possible without the support of Douglas County Chamber members: Gold Sponsors: City of Douglasville, Connally, Jordan & Associates P.C., CPA’s, and Douglas County Government. Silver Sponsors include Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville and Douglas County, Douglasville-Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority, Servis1st Bank, Sherrod & Bernard, P.C. Bronze Sponsors include AT&T, BB&T, Melissa Prosser Photography and West Georgia Technical College.

This event will sell out. Seating is limited to 400 attendees. Tables of ten are $1,250, Individual seats are $125 each, and sponsorships start at $750. For more information or to reserve your seat, contact Carley Lawson at 770-942-5022.