The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual meeting and awards at the Coastal Auto Parts (NAPA Auto Parts Store) in Ellsworth under the tent on Thursday, May 16th.

Photo Chris Popper

Executive Director Gretchen Wilson presented former Chamber Executive Director and retiring Ellsworth Economic Development Director Micki Sumpter with flowers which drew a standing ovation from the sold out crowd.

The Boles Family, owners of Coastal Auto Parts (NAPA) Stores won the Top Drawer Award.

Jackie Wycoff from the Community Closet in Ellsworth was the Ellsworth Citizen of the Year.

Winners voted by the community were

Customer Service – Shirley’s Yarns & Gifts

Revitalization Award – Josies Country Store & Café,

New Business of the Year – Crossfit Breakwater