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Regions Bank to Sponsor July 20 Luncheon

15th Annual Chamber Freedom Award to be Presented

At the July 2016 Chamber Luncheon, Mark Davis was recognized with the prestigious Freedom Award, presented by the Hoover Veterans Committee and the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. Mark is the 14th winner of this award, with the presentation made by Captain Bob Beaty, U.S. Navy (Ret), who chairs the Veterans Committee. Shown left to right are then Hoover Mayor Gary Ivey, Captain Beaty, U. S. Navy Veteran Mark Davis, General Paul Pocopanni, U. S. Air Force (Ret.), then Hoover City Councilman Admiral Jack Natter, U. S. Navy (Ret.), and Hoover City Councilman John Lyda.
At the July 2016 Chamber Luncheon, Mark Davis was recognized with the prestigious Freedom Award, presented by the Hoover Veterans Committee and the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. Mark is the 14th winner of this award, with the presentation made by Captain Bob Beaty, U.S. Navy (Ret), who chairs the Veterans Committee. Shown left to right are then Hoover Mayor Gary Ivey, Captain Beaty, U. S. Navy Veteran Mark Davis, General Paul Pocopanni, U. S. Air Force (Ret.), then Hoover City Councilman Admiral Jack Natter, U. S. Navy (Ret.), and Hoover City Councilman John Lyda.

Regions Bank will sponsor the July 20 luncheon, and will sponsor the prestigious Freedom Award, started in 2003, with the intention of recognizing some of Hoover's most outstanding public servants who have dedicated themselves to the ideals of freedom.

Winners of this outstanding award since its inception include Art Headley, Bob Mosca, Bill Natter, John O'Malley, A. C. Roper, General Robert Lott (Ret.), Al Awtrey, Hollis Hayes, Hoover Police Lt. Trey Bass, Rear Admiral John T. (Jack) Natter (Ret.), Dan Mikos, Lt. Col. Damon Holditch. and last year's winner, Mark Davis.

The 2017 winner will be announced at the July 20 Hoover Chamber Luncheon at Hoover Country Club.

Applicants for this award:

  • Must be a role model in the Hoover community - of good character and reputation in the community;
  • Must have shown support for local, state, and federal government;
  • Must have promoted the ideals of freedom through this support;
  • Must have given long-term service to these ideals, not just a one-time effort;
  • Must have supported the U.S. military through either support to, or service in the military;
  • Must be a Hoover resident, an employee of the City of Hoover, or employee of a Hoover Chamber of Commerce member.

The presentation of the award will be by Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato. The winner will be pre-determined by the City of Hoover Veterans Committee and will be recognized at the July 20 Chamber Luncheon at Hoover Country Club.

To attend this Chamber Luncheon, please make your reservations no later than Monday, July 17, by calling 988-5672, or emailing Lisa Dunbar at admin@hooverchamber.org. Networking begins at 11:15 a.m., with the meeting starting sharply at noon. The Luncheon is $20.00, or $25.00 for anyone without prior reservations, payable at the door. Hoover Country Club is located at 3140 Club Drive, Hoover 35226.

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