Ted Thompson and Brenda Franks were selected as Mountain Home's man and woman of the year during this year's chamber of commerce banquet on Saturday.
The annual chamber of commerce banquet saw the swearing in of a new chamber president, the creation of a new award and a few recipients brought to tears by the appreciation of their peers.
The annual dinner is a reflection of the events and achievements of the past year.
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Jay and Mary Miracle were presented with the chamber's lifetime achievement award in recognition of their years of volunteer service to the Mountain Home community.
Mayor Rich Sykes presented the chamber's new citizen of the year honor to Brenda Raub and Amber Cobos during Saturday's banquet. Also recognized was Eric Tautfest, who was unable to attend the event. All three were honored for their efforts to lead the Community Canvas of Mountain Home project, which transformed an alleyway in the city's downtown area into individual pieces of art created by local artists. Phase two of the project is set to start Feb. 8.