Charter Member on the Board of Trustees
The Hoover Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in the past year established a new organization, the Board of Trustees. This newly established group is a highly recognized and prestigious group that carries several benefits. Charter Membership is open only during the next few months.
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A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Tuesday, February 6, 2017 inside The Urban Barn Clothing Co., located at 5361 Highway 280 South in Hoover, behind the Krispy Kreme. Shown cutting the ribbon is Owner Colleen Burback, as Cheryl Harper holds the bow. They are joined by Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato to the left of Colleen, along with several Hoover Chamber Ambassadors. The Urban Barn can be reached at (205) 451-8888 or email@example.com.
A Ribbon Cutting Event was held Monday, February 20, 2017 with both the Greater Shelby County and the Hoover Area Chambers of Commerce at Soccer Post, 5291 Valleydale Road, Hoover 35242 in Inverness. Cutting the ribbon is Alex Houghton, as her husband, Michael, holds the bow. Her mother, Margaret Joyner, is to the left of Alex, and her good friends Lisette & Mark Daigle are also in the photo. To the right of Michael is Shelby County Commissioner Mike Vest. Shelby County Chamber President Kirk Mancer is at the back left, while Hoover Chamber President Jerome Morgan, Jr., is at the back right. They are joined by other friends and dozens of chamber ambassadors from both chambers of commerce. Soccer Post can be reached at (205) 783-5556
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the new Edward Jones investments office of Timothy Dolan, at 5336 Stadium Trace Parkway, Hoover, 35244. Shown cutting the ribbon is Timothy Dolan, as his wife, Allison, holds both the bow and their baby girl, Cara. They are joined by several other Edward Jones agents from the region, investors, and Hoover Chamber ambassadors. Timothy can be reached at (205) 988-4435
At the February 16, 2017 Chamber Public Safety Awards Luncheon, The Police Officer of the Year was recognized, sponsored by Hendrick Hoover Auto Mall, with Officer Lakenderick Edwards recognized as the 2016 Police Officer of the Year. Sergeant Rocco Renno and Detective Daniel Lowe were both recognized as finalists for their outstanding work during the year by Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis. Shown is Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato (left), Officer Edwards, Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis, Sergeant Renno, and Detective Lowe.
Corporal Maria Robinson, center, was recognized at the February Public Safety Awards Luncheon by for her outstanding work as the Detention Officer of the Year for 2016 at the Hoover City Jail. Shown l-r are Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato, Corporal Robinson, and Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis. This award is sponsored by Hendrick Hoover Auto Mall.
Telecommunicator Brittany Hayes (center) was recognized by Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato (left) and Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis and as the 2016 Telecommunicator of the Year for her outstanding work in helping the Police Department and Fire Department in her duties, and in specific instances outlined by Chief Derzis. This award was sponsored by TurnerBatson Architects.
Four firefighters were recognized at the February luncheon as Firefighters of the Year for 2016 for specific actions outlined by Executive Officer Rusty Lowe and Hoover Fire Chief Chuck Wingate. These four are Lt. Christopher Fulmer, Austin Smith, Tony Conville, and John Jackson. Shown from left, Executive Officer Lowe, Lt. Fulmer, Smith, Conville and Jackson. The Firefighter/Paramedics of the Year recognized at the luncheon were Geoffrey Moore, Robert Smith and Justin McKenzie. This award is also sponsored by TurnerBatson Architects.
The Public Safety Awards were presented by the Hoover Area Chamber at the February 16 chamber luncheon at Hoover Country Club. Shown in the photo, back row, left-to-right are Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato, Fire Chief Chuck Wingate, Firefighters- and Paramedics-of-the-Year Austin Smith, Robert Smith, Tony Conville, John Jackson, Christopher Fulmer, Police Chief Nick Derzis. Front Row are pictured Police Officers-of-the-Year Detective Daniel Lowe, Officer Lakenderick Edwards, sergeant Rocco Renno, Detention Officer of the Year Corporal Maria Robinson, and Telecommunicator (911 Operator) of the Year Brittany Hayes. Not shown is Firefighter of the Year Geoffrey Moore.