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2009 Chamber Awards of the Year presented Tuesday night
Top individuals of the year awards go to Marshall Loy, Judge Ann Melton, Julie Brockman, Jeff Willis, Billy Rowe, Stephen Baker, and IMO Pump
Photos, additional postings on individual awards, later Wednesday, April 22, 2009.
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By Ed Waggener
A packed Roberta Cranmer Dining Center was the site of the Annual Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce Banquet, tonight, Tuesday, April 21, 2009, with President Donna Stotts presiding.
The principal speaker for the evening was the honorable Justice Daniel J. Venters, Kentucky Supreme Court Third Supreme Court District, who was introduced by District Judge Mike Loy of Columbia, KY.
Special presentations were made by Mayor Pat Bell of the City of Columbia, and Ann Melton, Adair County Judge Executive.
An moving invocation through song, "Hear Our Praises," was given by Amy Thompson, who said, afterward, that the decision to go with "Hear Our Praises" was a close one, between it and "The Lord's Prayer," but opted for the Australian hillsong over the more familiar alternative.
Greetings on behalf of Lindsey Wilson College was given by Dr. Dean Adams, Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management.
Awards were presented by Ron Heath incoming President of the Columbia, Adair County Chamber of Commerce.
The winners were as follows:
The winners were chosen from the following nominees:Outstanding Agriculturist:
Calvin Aaron, Charles Barnes, Tim Baker, John Ballou, Charles Barnes, Chad Brown, J R Brown, David Burris, Mitchell Burton, Randall Burton, Anthony Day, Mark Dykes, Kirby Hancock, Mike Hatcher, Mike Meyer, Billy Rowe, Fred Rowe, Nick Roy, Chris Watts, Billy Willis, Bruce Willis.
Brittany Bell, Kelli Bonifer, Steven Breeding, Teresa Bright, Barbara Broome, Rhonda Cox, Roger Drake, Jill Grant, Cindy Harris, Vicki hatcher, Sonia Helm, Beth Holmes, Susan Lewis, Jim Lieb, Katchet Manners, Roger Meadows, Cincy Meyer, Tammy Morrison, Mary Beth Phelps, Rita Reynolds, Donnie Rowe, Hilda Satterfield, Ann Smith, Nancy Taylor, Jeff Willis, Mindy Yarberry, Hannah Young.
Barbara Armitage, Steven Baker, Angela Dean, Lloyd French, Charles Grimsley, Arlinda Kessler, Mary Knight, Peggy lawson, Doyle Lloyd, Dennis Loy, Rhonda Loy, David Martin, Lynda McKinley, June Parson, Cindy Ploss, Cynthia Rowe, Sena Schaefer, Jennifer Smith, Margaret Sparks, Greg Thomas, Judy Vance, Ellen Zornes.
Branscum Construction, At the Front, Duo-County, Garrison Construction, Chester Taylor, Hot Prints, Gaddie Shamrock, BABCO, Majestic Yachts, H & H Contractors, Hi-Temp Graphics, Rowe Farms, McCammish Mfg., IMO Pump, Wal-MartOutstanding Business/Professional Man
Danny Bragg, David Butler, Mike Curry, Rollin Curtis, David Eubank, Chuck Giles, Charles Grimsley, Jim Hadley, Robert Hamlett, Mike Harris, Terry Harvey, Patrick Huff, Ronnie Janes, Stephen Keen, Dewayn Loy, Marshall Loy, Doug McCammish, Steve McKinney, Roger Meadows, Bobby Moore, Darrell Overstreet, Stacy Popplewell, Doug Pyles, Joe Pyles, John Rarey, Ernie Rogers, Tony Rose, Jay Rowlett, Nick Roy, Chester Taylor, Richard Walker, Chris Wilson, Ron Wise, J.D. Zornes
Outstanding Business/Professional Woman
Juli Bailey, Kelli Bonifer, Kaye Bowman, Donna Bryant, Shelia Bryant, Barbara Bryant-Hancck, Sharon Burton, Debbie Cowan, Angel Dostal, Sheila Hare, Amanda Keltner, Michele Lewis, Susan Lewis, Lisa Loy, Rhonda Loy, Ann Melton, Bonnie Rodgers, Sandra Rowltt, Betty Smith, Jill Smith, Monica Rodgers-Shuffett, Mindy Smith, Donna Stotts, Brenda Williams, and Stacy Wilson
Tim Allen, Alissa Barnes, Paula Bault, Duane Bonifer, Julie Brockman, Sarah Burton, Brent Campbell, Cheryl Corbin, Debbie Cowan, Krystal Cundiff, Phyllis Churry, Mark Fudge, Kim Goodin, Wesley Green, Kirby Hancock, JoAnn Held, Lee Ann Jessie, Patty Jones, Jennifer Kemp, Brenda Mann, Susan Mnton, Laura murrell, Chad Parnell, John Peck, Greg Phelps, Billy Pickett, Jane Reed, Brett Reliford, Judy Reliford, Keri Willis, Sheila Willis, Troy Young, Ellen Zornes.Door prizes drawing conducted by Arlinda Kessler and Patricia Harper.
Door prizes were won by Lloyd French, Cheryl Corbin, Cassie Melton, Greg Dykes, Steve Branscum, Bob Burt, Maury Cox, Stacy Wilson, Gale Rogers, Mike Harris, Frankie Burton, Kelli Bonifer, Jenny Blair, Jenny Heath, and Kirby Hancock.
Officers of the Chamber of Commerce for 2009 are President Donna Stotts, President-elect Ron Heath, Vice President Stephen Keen, Secretary Amy Thompson, Treasurer Mindy Smith. The Board of Directors are Charles Barnes, Brady Button, Dan Franklin, Benton Fudge, Sheila Hare, Patricia Harper, Ron Heath, Stephen Keen, Arlinda Kessler, Doug McCammish, Roger Meadows, Mindy Smith, Donna Stotts, Amy Thompson, Darrell Treece.
Sue Stivers is Executive Director.
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