Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual awards gala virtually Friday.

Among the guest speakers was James Brown, legendary broadcaster, host of “The NFL Today” on CBS and a former DeMatha High School basketball standout. The chamber awards went to “those who have assisted with the maintenance and restoration of our county during this pandemic,” the chamber said.

FSC First and Industrial Bank was singled out with the Financial Relief of the Year award. The Small Business of the Year award went to Portera Rehabilitation. “Hero of the Year” to Doctors Community Health System; “Lifetime Achievement Educator of the Year” went to Charlene Dukes, former president of Prince George’s Community College; and “Chamber Hall of Fame” was awarded to County Executive Angela Alsobrooks.

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