Chamber Seeks Nominees For Leadership And Free Enterprise Awards

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

The Varnell Leadership Award honors a Bradley County resident that demonstrates professional, faith-based and ethical leadership.  In memory of Robert W. Varnell, Jr., the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce will recognize an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the community. Nominees should have demonstrated leadership in religious, workplace and community capacities. Beecher Hunter holds the January 2021 title of award honoree.

Officials said, "The M. C. Headrick Free Enterprise Award is the highest and most prestigious award given by the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the award is to focus on the Free Enterprise system and to honor the memory of one of the most outstanding businessmen Cleveland and Bradley County has ever produced. M. C. was a man who believed wholeheartedly in the fundamental concepts of the Free Enterprise System. In January 2021, Larry McDaniel, of The Town Squire, was awarded this prestigious honor for his success, high morals, growth of business, chamber membership and contributions to community-oriented projects." 

Nomination forms can be found at ClevelandChamber.com by clicking "Downloadable Forms" in the upper right-hand menu. Completed forms should be mailed or hand-delivered to the Chamber by Friday, Dec. 3. The nominee should be available to attend the Chamber's Annual Meeting in January 2022.

For more information, contact Tasha Sullivan at TSullivan@clevelandchamber.com or 423-472-6587.


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