During the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce annual awards ceremony last week, First United Methodist Care Closet was named as the Volunteer Organization of The Year. The award was accepted by Vic LeFerle and Phyllis Alsteatter. Business Partner of the Year went to Gulf Coast State College Gulf/Franklin Campus. Dr. Jim Kerley, GCSC President accepted. This year’s speaker was Lewis Jordan, CEO of GratitudeAmerica and the Chamber welcomed new board members Mark Haddock, Steve Wich and Stacey Price.