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Franklin County Chamber of Commerce celebrated their successes from 2011

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce honoreesThe Franklin County Chamber of Commerce conducted a “New York Style” banquet with more than 225 people in attendance on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center.
The annual awards banquet celebrated the Chamber’s members and their accomplishments in 2011. Ambassador of the Year J. D. Baumgardner, Woman of the Year Lindsey Hunnicutt, Hall of Fame Inductee Lanny Ramsay, Man of the Year Danny Chitsey, front row; South Franklin Fire Chief Eddie Rhoades, North Franklin Fire Chief Rusty Barker, Mount Vernon Fire Chief Robert Zinn, and Purley Fire Assistant Chief Brandon Edwards, back row, were honored during the annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet. See the February 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for details from the event.