The Chattanooga History Center has announced that its 10th Annual History Makers Award will honor U. S. Senator Bob Corker. The award recognizes local individuals or groups who have made significant contributions to Chattanooga, the region, the state, or the country. "As an entrepreneur, businessman, volunteer, and elected official, Senator Corker's commitment to hard work and service has had a positive and lasting influence on our community," said Jo Coke, president of the CHC Board of Directors.
The award, represented by an original sculpture by Cessna Decosimo, will be presented at a luncheon at 11:30am-1:00pm, Monday, November 16th, at the Chattanooga Convention Center.
Past honorees include Ruth Holmberg, Rev.
Paul McDaniel, and Dalton Roberts; Mr. & Mrs. Jack T. Lupton and the Lyndhurst Foundation; the Howard High School Student Led Sit-Ins of 1960; Fletcher Bright and the Dismembered Tennesseans; the Legacy of the William E. Brock, Sr. Family; Chattanooga Venture and Vision 2000; the Legacy of Mose and Garrison Siskin; the McCallie Family Legacy; and John P. Franklin, Sr.