Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP has been chosen to receive the 2012 Spirit of Enterprise Award. Bestowed by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, the award, recognizes local enterprises for outstanding contributions to the development of the community. The Spirit of Enterprise award was initiated in 1975 to recognize local companies that have made significant contributions to the advancement and prosperity of the city, as well as its commitment to the preservation of the American private enterprise system.
The Spirit of Enterprise Award is presented at the Chamber’s annual meeting, which will be June 14, 2013 at the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel.
Spirit of Enterprise Past Award Recipients 1975-2012
1975 Tandy Corporation
1976 Mrs Baird’s Bakeries, Inc.
1977 Gearhart-Owen Industries, Inc.
1978 Justin Industries, Inc.
1979 The Western Company of North America
1980 American Manufacturing Company of Texas
1981 Texas Refinery Corp.
1982 Standard Meat Company
1983 Thornton Industries, Inc.
1984 Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company
1985 Texas American Bankshares Inc.
1986 American Airlines, Inc.
1987 Freese and Nichols, Inc.
1988 General Dynamics
1989 Pier 1 Imports, Inc.
1991 Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
1992 Harris Methodist Health Systems
1993 Burlington Northern Railroad
1994 Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
1995 Union Pacific Resources
1996 Alliance Development Company, Inc.
1997 Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show
1998 Southwestern Bell Telephone
1999 Fort Worth Star-Telegram
2000 TXU Electric & Gas
2001 Carter & Burgess, Inc.
2002 XTO Energy Inc.
2003 No award given
2004 Sundance Square
2005 Texas Christian University
2006 JPMorgan Chase
2007 Lockheed Martin
2008 Gideon Toal
2009 DFW International Airport
2010 Amon Carter Museum of American Art
2011 Wells Fargo