August Gem Award

The August GEM award was presented Tuesday at the luncheon meeting of the Ava Area Chamber of Commerce. This month’s award goes to the board of DOCO, Inc., the Douglas County Sheltered Workshop. The award was presented by Nina Carter (left) representing the Chamber’s Economic Development Committee. Accepting the award in the photo above are, from left: Dawn Cox, workshop manager; Cindy Heath, president of the board of directors; and board members John Lumb, Karen Brothers, Barbara Groover and Margaret Rosseau.