March 4, 2021

Chamber of Commerce holds 54th Annual Membership Dinner

Pictured (L-R) at the recent Chamber of Commerce dinner are Senator Matt Brass, Georgia Representative Randy Nix, Guest Speaker Phil Kent and Heard County Commission Chairman Lee Boone (Photo: Debbie O’Neal/Times-Journal)

(Franklin/Times-Journal) — The Heard County Chamber of Commerce held their 54th Annual Membership Dinner on Friday, January 15 at the Heard County Middle School Gymnasium.

The theme of the dinner was ‘Focusing on the Future.’

Jimmy Adams, Chamber Board Chairman welcomed all members and guest to the dinner and Sherrie Kagey gave the invocation.

Delayna Caldwell did an outstanding job singing the National Anthem to start the night off.

Dinner was catered by Great Events Inc. and consisted of smoked prime rib, chicken and sausage alfredo and slow roasted pork loin with many delicious sides and a table filled with delightful homemade desserts.

Delayna Caldwell entertained the crowd with her beautiful voice during the meal.

Jimmy Adams recognized Millennium Club Members Georgia Power, Carroll EMC, Harper Realty, Southern Power, West Georgia Technical College, JAC Products, Tanner Health System Reeves Supply Co. and Oglethorpe Power and thanked them for their support.

2019 Business of the Year Georgia Power Plant Wansley Nick White Fuels Manager, Ryan NcKenzie Mainttenance Manager and Melinda Brown Chamber President (Photo: Debbie O’Neal/Times-Journal)

Melinda Brown, Chamber President recognized the Premium Level Members as well as all the Businesses of the Month for 2019.

Volunteer of the Year for 2019 was awarded to Audrey Brown and Sam Brown.

Business of the Year for 2019 was awarded to Georgia Power Plant Wansley.

Lee Boone, Commission Chairman, introduced the Guest Speaker for the evening, Phil Kent, CEO and Publisher, InsiderAdvantage Georgia & James Magazine, regular panelist on FOX-5 Atlanta WAGA-TV’s Sunday public affairs program “The Georgia Gang.”

Kent spoke on what is going on under the gold dome in Atlanta giving insight on many upcoming issues and problems Georgia faces.

At the end of the evening door prizes were awarded to many of the guests who held lucky tickets.


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