Excellence in Free Enterprise Awards Luncheon Honoring the George Family and the Simmons Family
Economics Arkansas will recognize the George Family and the Simmons Family as Arkansas champions whose business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit have improved the lives of countless Americans across our state and nation.
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Join us. Reserve your sponsorship or seat today. Deadline: Sept. 20, 2019.
Founded in the 1920s by C.L. George and his sons, George's Inc. has grown from a small local business into one of the top ten largest vertically integrated chicken producers in America that offers a diversified protein assortment beyond poultry. Carl and Charles have led the fourth generation of George’s, Inc. from its Springdale headquarters into success and growth since 2013.
Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, Simmons Foods Inc. & Affiliates of Siloam Springs was founded by Bill Simmons in 1949. Still a family-owned and -led business, the company employs more than 7,000 members as one of the nation's leading supply of poultry, pet and animal nutrition products.
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson will deliver the keynote address.
Dr. Jim Rollins, superintendent of the Springdale School District, will be recognized for his 35 years of service on the Economics Arkansas Board of Directors.
The following sponsorship levels are available:
- FREE ENTERPRISE SOCIETY, $20,000. 20 seats
- BESSIE B. MOORE HERO, $10,000. 10 seats
- PLATINUM, $5,000. 10 seats
- GOLD, $2,000. 10 seats
- SILVER, $1,000. 10 seats
Individual seating: $100
To register online, please click on the "REGISTER now" button above. Or, if you prefer to complete a paper form, please click here.