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Avadian Credit Union to Sponsor Wednesday, April 19 Luncheon

Jefferson County Commission President Jimmie Stephens to Speak

Jimmie Stephens, Jefferson County Commission President
Jimmie Stephens, Jefferson County Commission President

Avadian Credit Union will sponsor the Wednesday, April 19 luncheon this month, and has invited Jefferson County Commission President Jimmie Stephens to be our speaker.

Mr. Stephens is a lifelong resident of Jefferson County, growing up just south of Bessemer. He attended Samford University, and graduated with both a B.S. in Business Administration, then with an MBA in 1975.

Commissioner Stephens has a great deal of business experience, including running his own business of Jimmie's Food Center, as well as president of Food Centers, Inc. He also served as a board member for Associated Grocers of Alabama.

He is a former Bessemer City Councilor, Past Chairman of the Bessemer Board of Zoning Adjustments; of the Bessemer Airport Authority; and of the Bessemer Commercial Development Authority. He is also on the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center Authority Board of Directors; Jefferson County Department of Health Board, Birmingham Business Alliance Board, and the Rotary Club of Birmingham.

As Commission President, Stephens is Primary Liaison to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Regional Planning Commission, and the Metropolitan Planning Commission. He is married to Mona, and they enjoy their three children and one grandson.

To attend the Wednesday, April 19 Chamber Luncheon, please make your reservations no later than Friday, April 14, by calling 988-5672, or emailing lisa@hooverchamber.org. Networking begins at 11:15 a.m., with the meeting starting sharply at noon. The Luncheon is $20.00 with reservations in advance, or $25.00 for non-members and for walk-ins without reservations. Cancellations are accepted until the morning of the luncheon, but those that make reservations and do not attend will be charged. Location: Hyatt Regency-The Wynfrey Hotel, 1000 Riverchase Galleria, Hoover 35244. (205) 987-1600 or www.hyattregencywynfrey.com

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