The winners of the 2016 "Jamboree Project Welcome Mat" have been announced by the Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce.
This year's winners include:
•Middle Tennessee Natural Gas, who received the People’s Choice award for helping to promote the Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and Crafts Festival with its Jamboree 45 message, and its encouragement for our leaving visitors to “turn around” and head back to the Jamboree.
•Liberty State Bank took Most Original for providing imaginative messages on both sides of their sign.
•Wilson Bank and Trust earned the Best Worded award, as they creatively promote the Jamboree, Fiddler 5K, and WCTE broadcast on their highly visible sign.
"We want to thank all the businesses and churches for participating in the 15th Annual Chamber of Commerce ‘Jamboree Project Welcome Mat’ contest and using your message signs to welcome Jamboree visitors,” said Executive Director of the Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce Suzanne Williams. “It’s vitally important to make sure that our guests know how appreciated and important they are."