WATER VALLEY – The Water Valley Chamber of Commerce has an exciting lineup for the annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet scheduled Monday.
Retired Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Ann Lamar is the featured speaker. She joined the Supreme Court in 2007 and served until last year, when she did not seek re-election. Justice Lamar was also appointed by Governor Phil Bryant to fill a vacancy on the Board of Trustees for the Institutions of Higher Learning in February.
Monday’s events include the presentation of the annual Braswell Hatcher Award, the announcement of new officers and directors for 2017-18, the awarding of the Elliot Scholarship and Mayor Larry’s Hart’s State of the City Address. The leadership will also change, as the gavel will be passed from Chamber President Toni Hill to Linda Maynor.
Camille Fly Howell Dautrich will be this year’s Honorary Water Valley Ambassador.
The banquet gets underway at 6 p.m. at the Water Valley First Baptist Church Activities Center. Tickets are $20 and are available at Mechanics Bank, Turnage Drug Store, the Chamber office for from any Chamber board member. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Sharecroppers