We are so excited to announce that our owner, Lara Jeanneret, is one of the winners of the 2020 IMPACT Award given by the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of Commerce!
The IMPACT Awards are designed to recognize emerging leaders within the Chamber community. These individuals are leading the field in their line of work and are making a significant difference in their community through their service to others.
Visit the link below to find out more information about this award and the other incredible recipients this year: https://www.cartersvillechamber.com/2020-impact-award-recipients
Lara Jeanneret describes herself as being “passionate about Cartersville and the businesses and people who make this a wonderful place to live and work.” She is also a firm believer in supporting our local communities and donating her time and talents.
Lara started her graphic design company in 2008 from her own kitchen table after obtaining her Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design from Kennesaw State University. Her company has helped clients across Bartow County, around the country, and even a few international clients.
Advocates for Children President/CEO, Rachel Castillo, said that Lara worked with them to design a new website. “Lara is talented and shares her gifts freely with Advocates helping us to understand best practices and polishing our professional image.” Dan Kramer, Downtown Development Authority Chairman, said, “you would be hard pressed to find a charity, organization, or community activity that has not benefited from her presence.”
In 2020, Lara received the Frontline Heroes Award as well as the Hometown Hero Award. She also previously served as a board member for the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority for six years and is now a volunteer on the Promotions Committee and the Cartersville Bluegrass & Roots Festival of which she serves as chairman.
Lara says, “as a small business owner, I strongly believe that small businesses are the backbone of our economy and community, and we want to help each and every one of them grow and thrive.”
Find out more about this award and Lara’s nomination here.