Paducah Chamber Annual Meeting Jan. 27
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH, KY - The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual meeting on January 27, at 6 pm, at the Julian Carroll Convention Center. 

The 2016 chairperson Bruce Wilcox with Petter Supply will pass the gavel to the 2017 chair Tammy Zimmerman of PaymentPlus.  Other new officers and board members will be recognized.  

Local businesses and citizens will be recognized with the Chamber’s annual awards including Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.  New this year is the Non-Profit Award to be presented with a $1,000 cash award to a non-profit organization.     

Making a Difference is the theme for the evening and will be the message from guest speaker Steve Gilliland.  Recognized as a master storyteller and comedian, four of his books, including Making a Difference, perennially making the publisher’s bestseller list and his being named Author of the Year. He was named one of the Top 10 Motivational Speakers in 2015 by espeakers. 
The emcees for the evening are Suzanne Farmer with Lourdes and local TV news anchor, Mike Mallory. The dinner will include strolling stations featuring a variety of food selections. 

The reservation deadline is January 18, by 5 pm. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Tickets are: $75/members; $125/non-members.  Corporate sponsorships or reserved tables are available by contacting the Chamber.

For more information or to make reservations, contact the Chamber at, (270) 443-1746 or e-mail

Published 03:13 AM, Tuesday Jan. 03, 2017
Updated 08:04 PM, Monday Jan. 02, 2017

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