2022 GBA Salute to Business
The 19th Annual Salute to Business Gala, recognizes the business and community contributions and leadership of award recipients.
2022 Spirit of the Carolina's Award Winner: Ron Sytz, Beverly Knits
The Spirit of the Carolinas award is designed to honor a business leader or manufacturer in Gaston County as a way to honor the individual behind the success of the company who has demonstrated one or more of the following attributes on a local, state, or national level: Commitment and success within the free enterprise system; Leadership within their particular industry; Citizenship within their community
2022 Spirit of the Economy Award: Jim Morasso, Jam Restaurant Group
The Spirit of the Economy award is presented to a company or individual contributing to the overall economic development efforts in Gaston County and North Carolina.