The North Carolina Department of Labor and the Pitt – Greenville Chamber of Commerce co-hosted their annual Safety Awards Banquet at The Hilton in Greenville on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Companies and municipalities from the area were awarded certificates and plaques for their safe work records. A. R. Chesson Construction Co., Inc. was awarded their fifth consecutive Gold Award by Commissioner of Labor Cherie Berry. This award caps off seven accident and injury free years by the company. Commissioner Berry offered her praise on the outstanding record. President Al Chesson and Safety Coordinator Andy Holliman were on hand to accept the award.