Brookhaven Chamber Honors City's Founders
The new Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce presented awards to some of the individuals who led the community's path to cityhood.
About 300 people attended the new Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce's inaugural reception and awards event on Thursday night.
The event was held at Villa Christina.
According to the Brookhaven Post, The crowd, that approached 300 attendees, was comprised of Brookhaven business owners, Chamber Members, local and state government officials and citizens alike.
Todd Lantier, chairman of the chamber's board, welcomed the attendees.
Chamber executive directors Art Freeman and Terrell Carstens presented plaques to each of the recipients, who are:
- Marie Lewis Garrett, Brookhaven City Manager
- Ben Vinson, Governors Commission Chairman
- J.D. Clockadale, Governors Commission District 1 Representative
- Todd E. Lantier, Governors Commission District 2 Representative
- Jed Beardsley, Governors Commission District 3 Representative
- Kim Gokce, Governors Commission District 4 Representative
- Other volunteers