Larry Thomas, of the East Feliciana Economic Development District, updates guests of the E. Feliciana Chamber of Commerce's summer meeting held July 17. FROM LEFT: Joe Howell, Chamber president-elect, Mike Strain, DVM, Commissioner of Agriculture & Forestry; Martin A. Macdiarmid, Chamber president; Kenny Havard, State Representative, District 62; and Johnny Arceneaux, of BRCC-Jackson Campus. (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)
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Nearly 40 guests attended the annual summer meeting hosted by the East Feliciana Chamber of Commerce at the Centenary Inn in Jackson July 17.
Leaders of Capital Area United Way and guest from United Way Worldwide gather for 2013-14 Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet. They are, from left: Stephen Toups, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer with Turner Industries and CAUW’s incoming campaign cabinet chair; CAUW President/CEO Darrin Goss, Sr.; US President of United Way Worldwide and Guest Speaker Stacey D. Stewart; Scott Berg, Market President with Lee Michael’s Fine Jewelry and CAUW’s 2013-14 Board Chair/2014-15 Governance Chair; Christy Reeves, Executive Director of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation and CAUW’s outgoing governance chair; and Ralph Bender, Chief Financial Officer with Manship Media and CAUW’s 2014-15 Board Chair Elect.
It was standing-room only, all to celebrate Capital Area United Way’s board of directors, donors, staff and volunteers at their 2013-14 Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet on Monday.
At the UCOR awards ceremony on June 23 are Matt Marston, Chief Operating Officer for URS-CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC (UCOR); Meredith Smith, Nuclear Business Development for PacTec, Inc.; Bill Smart, Director of Nuclear Sales for PacTec, Inc; Karen Reeve, Small Business Manager for UCOR; and Patrick Timbes, Project Contract & Procurement Manager for UCOR; from left.
PacTec received the Small Business of the Year Award by URS-CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC, (UCOR) at its annual awards ceremony June 23.