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Shults receives Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce honor

Debbie Hayes Shults, right, recently received the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce
Spirit of Hospitality Employee of the Year award. With Shults is Jackelyn Schafer,
Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau Board President.
Published: 8:57 PM, 12/13/2013 Last updated: 8:58 PM, 12/13/2013

Source: The Newport Plain Talk

GATLINBURG—A Newport woman recently received the prestigious BEAR (Best Employee Awards Recognition) Employee of the Year award from the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce.

Debbie Hayes Shults, an employee of Unforgettable Rentals, was awarded the honor on Monday, December 2, at the Chamber’s annual meeting and banquet. In presenting the award, Jackelyn Schafer, Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau Board President, said, "Shults has a way of making visitors feel at home during their visit to Gatlinburg, which is why she has earned this award twice."

In recognition of her achievement, Shults was presented with a plaque and a gift basket filled with items from Gatlinburg businesses.

The Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce created the Spirit of Hospitality BEAR Awards to recognize employees of Gatlinburg businesses who embrace the true spirit of hospitality and make visitors feel welcome.

Gatlinburg visitors have the opportunity to share details of their experience in the Smokies and praise outstanding employees such as Shults.


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