The Duchesne County Area Chamber of Commerce has presented five awards to outstanding business people of 1991.
The chamber selected John Gale as the Total Citizen for 1991. Gale is a member of the Roosevelt City Council and owns and operates Gale's Office Supply and Gale's Insurance.Murray Motor Company was honored as the Small Business of the Year for 1991. The auto dealership was established in 1936 by Clyde Murray. It is now run by Clyde's son, Larry, and and Larry's wife, Cheryl. Murray Motor employs 12.
The Chamber's Public Service Award for 1991 went to Rose Miller. Miller is the in-home service director for Social Services in Roosevelt. She has established a variety of organizations to benefit those in need including a Teen Hotline and mothers' support groups.
Roosevelt optometrist Dr. Scott Kowallis, was selected as the Chamber's Small-Business Person for 1991.
A Duchesne business was honored by the chamber as the Industrial/Manufacturing Small Business of 1991. Uintah Machine and Manufacturing employs 27 people and has been in business since 1984.