The Sherman Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards luncheon Friday, honoring two businesses and one individual for their holistic approaches to community-centered business and service. A crowd of more than 200 luminaries from across Texoma gathered to recognize the winners and hear former Dallas Cowboys great Everson Walls address the crowd.

The Sherman Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards luncheon Friday, honoring two businesses and one individual for their holistic approaches to community-centered business and service. A crowd of more than 200 luminaries from across Texoma gathered to recognize the winners and hear former Dallas Cowboys great Everson Walls address the crowd.


Paramax, a maker of promotional products, took home Small Business of the Year, which was accepted by company President Bruce Maxwell. Winning Large Business of the Year was area transit agency TAPS, represented at the banquet by Executive Director Brad Underwood. Asa Jessee, who works in the Chamber’s ambassador program helping new businesses get started, was honored as the Community Leader of the Year.