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Chamber Awards Luncheon

Chamber Awards Luncheon: The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual awards Luncheon last Thursday. Congratulations are in order for Leeds High School Student, Alex Rawls, who received the Teen Volunteer of the Year award, Shaylene Burlage with St. Clair County Sav-a-Life who received the Volunteer of the Year award, Officer Dunn Mizell who received the First Responder of the Year award and Gary Hamm with BancorpSouth Bank who received the Ambassador of the Year award. Each of these recipients are very deserving in these awards and contribute much to our community. We truly appreciate their hard work and dedication to the greater Leeds area.

Alex Rawls, Teen Volunteer of the Year 2017 for the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Leeds Alabama

Alex Rawls, Teen Volunteer of the Year 2017

 

Shaylene Burlage, Volunteer of the Year 2017 for the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Leeds Alabama

Shaylene Burlage, Volunteer of the Year 2017

 

Dunn Mizell, First Responder of the Year 2017 for the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Leeds Alabama

Dunn Mizell, First Responder of the Year 2017

 

Gary Hamm, Ambassador of the Year 2017 for the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Leeds Alabama

Gary Hamm, Ambassador of the Year 2017

The chamber also recognized their 2017 sponsors as follows: Presenting Sponsor – City of Leeds, Corporate Partners – LeHigh Cement Company, Gold Sponsors – Brunson, Barnett & Sherrer, PC and Hubbell Power Systems, Inc., Silver Sponsor: UAB Medicine Leeds and Revocation Radio, Bronze Sponsors – adr Business & Marketing Strategies, Alabama Power Company, America’s First Credit Union, BancorpSouth Bank, Harsco Industrial IKG, Leeds Family Chiropractic, M & M Tax and Accounting and the Outlet Shops of Grand River.

Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 SILVER SPONSOR: Revocation Radio, Anthony Baumann

SILVER SPONSOR: Revocation Radio (Anthony Baumann)

 

Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 BRONZE SPONSOR: adr Business & Marketing Strategies (Dona Bonnett)

BRONZE SPONSOR: adr Business & Marketing Strategies (Dona Bonnett)

 

Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 BRONZE SPONSOR: Alabama Power Company (Antoinette Madison)

BRONZE SPONSOR: Alabama Power Company (Antoinette Madison)

 

Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 BRONZE SPONSOR: America's First Credit Union

BRONZE SPONSOR: America’s First Credit Union

 

Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce 2017 BRONZE SPONSOR: BancorpSouth Bank (Gary Hamm)

BRONZE SPONSOR: BancorpSouth Bank (Gary Hamm)

The 2018 Chamber Board of Directors were sworn in by Leeds Municipal Judge Cliff Price and include: President – Brad Pool, Farmer’s Financial; 1st Vice-President – Rick Parker, LeHigh Cement; 2nd Vice-President – Anne Glidewell, Covenant Bank; Treasurer – Jeff Hudson, Standard Furniture; Immediate Past President – Dr. Rick Palma, Leeds Family Chiropractic; Board Members – Scott Barnett, Brunson, Barnett & Sherrer, PC; Jason Wilkens, Wal-Mart; Neva Reardon, Mum & Me Mercantile, LLC; Dona Bonnett, adr Business & Marketing Strategies; Antoinette Madison, Alabama Power Company; Scott Pellowski, State Farm; Scott Robinson, Chick-fil-A; Bill Morris, Leeds Water Works and Rev. Jacky Connell, Eden Westside Baptist Church. Standing and Ex-Officio Members include: Dickie Drake, State Representative; John Moore, Leeds City Schools; Slade Blackwell, State Senator; Brad Watson, City of Leeds, Mayor David Miller and Sandra McGuire, Executive Director. Christmas music was provided by Miss Leeds Area Bailey Keenum and Miss Leeds Area Outstanding Teen Zoe Champion.

Outgoing and Incoming President of the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce, Brad Pool (Farmer's Insurance)

Outgoing and Incoming President of the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce, Brad Pool (Farmer’s Insurance)

Swearing In of 2018 Board of Directors by Judge Cliff Price - Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce

Swearing In of 2018 Board of Directors by Judge Cliff Price

2018 Board Members Photo (L-R) Dr. Rick Palma, State Representative Dickie Drake, Anne Glidewell, Jeff Hudson, Sandra McGuire, Brad Pool, Dona Bonnett, Rev. Jacky Connell, Antoinette Madison, Jasen Wilkens and Brad Watson

2018 Board Members Photo (L-R) Dr. Rick Palma, State Representative Dickie Drake, Anne Glidewell, Jeff Hudson, Sandra McGuire, Brad Pool, Dona Bonnett, Rev. Jacky Connell, Antoinette Madison, Jasen Wilkens and Brad Watson

All Photos Courtesy of Wally Bromberg

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