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Left to Right: Kelly Price, Eastman Credit Union, chair elect Chamber board; Carmen Butler, CenturyLink; Bill MacPherson, Domtar; Nancy Dishner, Niswonger Foundation; Mickey Trivett, WebCoUSA; Keddrain Bowen, Fanatics 101; Rick Bishop, Food City; Keith Young, Northeast State at Johnson City; Logan McCabe, Bristol Motor Speedway; Betsy Holleman, Speedway Children's Charities; Lindy White, Franklin Woods Community Hospital; and Heather Tillman, CenturyLink. 

Photo by Jeff Derby

The Niswonger Foundation was honored to receive the "Faith In The Future" Award presented by CenturyLink and the Johnson City, Jonesborough, Washington County Chamber of Commerce, and received by, Dr. Nancy Dishner, President & CEO of the Foundation. The award ceremony was held at the Millennium Centre on November 3rd.  The Foundation received the award in the Non-Profit category for providing approximately $50 million dollars in support of local schools over the past 15 years.

Recipients were evaluated based on their commitment to the future of their business, their employees, their community and the region. The featured speaker was Lester Lattany, United Way of Washington County, Tennessee.

Other recipients are:

Entrepreneur Category: Fanatics 101 Sportswear

Healthcare Category: Franklin Woods Community Hospital

Manufacturing Category: Domtar

Professional/Service Category: Bristol Motor Speedway

Technology Category: WebCoUSA Enterprises

Educational Category: Northeast State at Johnson City

Retail Category: Food City

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