Hamilton Honored by Congresman Alexander Tuesday

OAK GROVE, LA. — Outgoing Chamber Director Charlotte Hamilton was honored Tuesday morning at the West Carroll Chamber Office by Congressman Rodney Alexander with his “Hometown Hero Award” in front of a standing room only crowd of supporters.

“We thank Mrs. Charlotte for all the hard work and dedication that she has put into this organization.” Chamber President Doug Ainsworth said. “Over the past seven years she has put many hours of blood sweat and tears into making this organization what it is today.  We are very proud to be able to share this special ceremony with her today.”

Hamilton who has served as Chamber Director since 2003  has overseen the renovation of the Old West Carroll National Bank Building, the rebirth of the Fiske Theatre, and numerous other projects sponsored by the chamber over the years.”

“I am very honored to accept this award,” Hamilton said. “And to accept it in front of this many friends and business associates is very moving, I am not a person who does things for recognition, but being named the Hometown Hero by Congressman Alexander is truly an honor I am pleased to accept. Everything that I have accomplished with the Chamber has been through the support of everyone in this room and all of the others who have supported me over the years.”

Hamilton was nominated for this award by former Tax Assessor Mildred Jones.

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