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The Greater Newcastle Chamber Diamond Awards ceremony is an annual event that recognizes community members who do good things in the greater Newcastle area.

The recipient of The Diamond Award is chosen based on his or her contribution to the community. The recipients demonstrate dedication, integrity and caring, with a passion

for doing what needs to be done.

When: Thursday, May 2, 2024

Where: Aegis Gardens Newcastle, Stan Head Building

Please join us in congratulating the 2024 Award finalists:

Business Award

A Newcastle area business that exemplifies the character of the community.

Frosty Barrel

The Coalman


Customer Service Award

An individual or business who demonstrates the highest standards of service.



Regency Newcastle

Education Award

A local educator who sets high standards for students and who is enthusiastic, caring and accessible.


Leval Chaplin, Risdon Middle School

Rebecca Posten, Newcastle Elementary


Dennis Yarnell Inspiration Award

An individual who inspires and motivates others in the community.

Sun Burford

Matt Skally


Jim Price Community Leadership Award

A resident who influences the community through initiative, sacrifice and dedication.

Robyn Brown

Verity Swearingen

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