Chamber offers thanks for Festival

Published 10:14 pm Monday, June 30, 2008

By Staff
On Saturday, June 21, The Greater Brewton Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the 28th Annual Alabama Blueberry Festival in Burnt Corn Creek Park.
The Chamber office has received positive feedback from our food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, and festival-goers, and we feel this feedback indicates that this year's festival was a great success!
We would like to say a big thank you to the following:
Chamber Board of Directors: Mark Manning- President, Tom McMillan, Jackson Hines, Dr. Susan McBride, Philip Jennings, Jack Hines, III, Melanie McGougin, Thad Moore, Jr., Mike Goolsby, Terrence Breckenridge, Don Ward, Vivian Layton, and Mabry Cook; Local food vendors Kiwanis Club, Hog Heaven BBQ, Russell Pintado, as well as our out-of-town participants; arts and crafts participants, including our local Lions Club; children's entertainment vendors; local singing talents and performers; Sam Archer, Glen Freeman, Jerry Kelly, Jr., and motorcycle and car show participants; David Maddox and Frankie Lanier; ECATS; D.W. McMillan Hospital's Ambulance Service; City of Brewton Fire and Rescue personnel; City of Brewton Police Department; Escambia County Sheriffs Department; The Brewton Standard; The Tri-City Ledger; Doug O'Barr and Brewton TV (Channel 6); John Angel, City Clerk; Dogwood Hills Municipal Golf Course; Danny Howard and the City of Brewton Utilities and Street Department Personnel; City of East Brewton Street Department personnel; Brewton Area YMCA; Principal Donnie Rotch and T.R. Miller High School; Sandy English and The Ritz staff; Dale Yoder and Air Refrigeration.
Our Festival Sponsors including: Georgia-Pacific, D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital, David's Catfish House, First Exchange Bank, Pearson Archery, BankTrust, Coyote Country 106.3, WEBJ, Allied Waste, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co., Wal-Mart, Natural Decorations, Inc., BlueGreen Corp., and Alabama Power Co.
We sincerely apologize if we have forgotten anyone. The efforts and assistance of so many individuals are required to have a successful festival each year. We could not have done it without you.
Our sincere thanks.
Judy Crane, Executive Director
Michelle Jones, Administrative Assistant
The Greater Brewton Area Chamber of Commerce

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