• Walton M. Vines

    Free Enterprise Person of the Year


     


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  • Walton M. Vines Free Enterprise Person of the Year
  • For more than forty years the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce has celebrated the spirit of the Free Enterprise system. The Walton M. Vines Free Enterprise Person of the Year is one of South Baldwin’s most coveted awards. Nominees must still be active in business affairs, have a good moral reputation, be active in civic/community affairs and be committed to helping others grow. The winner will be honored during the Free Enterprise Person of the Year Luncheon on September 20th at the Foley Civic Center. The event is attended by more than one hundred of the area’s top business leaders and community members. The Luncheon features a full catered meal and speeches from last year's winner along with the newly honored Person of the Year.

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    Free Enterprise Person of the Year Winners

    • 1976   E. Frank Sanders
    • 1977   Samuel F Parker
    • 1978   George Kaiser Sr.
    • 1979   Roy Spivey
    • 1980   Arthur A. Holk
    • 1981   L.W. Brannan Jr.
    • 1982   Gus Schultz
    • 1983   Charles J. Ebert Jr.
    • 1984   J.M. Lee
    • 1985   R. Cater Lee 
    • 1986   James E. Stewart
    • 1987   James E. Wright  
    • 1989   Charles D. Carneal
    • 1990   Cecil G. Chason
    • 1991   R. Timothy Russell
    • 1992   Dr. John E. Foster
    • 1993   John McClure Snook
    • 1994   Aubury Fuller 
    • 1995   J. Wayne Trawick
    • 1996   Arthur A. Holk  
    • 1997   Glenn W. Moyer
    • 1998   Carolyne & Wayne Hollis 
    • 1999   Robert W. Lee "Bubba"
    • 2000   Leslie T. Fickling "Tommy"
    • 2001   John Ray Nelson
    • 2002   George Woerner 
    • 2003   R.C. Craft
    • 2004   Floyd Andrew Davis "Skip" 
    • 2005   Norman Moore
    • 2006   John M. Schaff 
    • 2007   Anthony Kaiser
    • 2008   Clark Stewart 
    • 2009   Sheila Hodges
    • 2010   Thomas M. Lee 
    • 2011   Carl Johnson
    • 2012   Glenn Manning 
    • 2013   John Koniar
    • 2014   Frances Holk-Jones  
    • 2015   William Boyd Little
    • 2016   Gary Hellmich 
    • 2017   Charlene Haber
    • 2018   Denson Freeman
    • 2019   Perry A. Hand


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