Locals honored in Chamber of Commerce banquet

Charles and JoEllyn Turner accept the Footprint Award on behalf of Charles’ late father, Seth Turner Chamber Executive Director Luanne Schexnider (left) told of how Turner established Central Inn in 1954 and has been a great contributor to Dublin’s success in his 64 years here. Citizen of the Year — Raymond Salinas, presented by Dublin Insurance owner Steve Hightower

The  following awards and honors were presented during the annual Dublin Chamber of Commerce banquet Monday night: 

  • Citizen of the Year — Raymond Salinas, presented by Dublin Insurance owner Steve Hightower (also pictured)
  • Footprint Award — Seth Turner, presented by Schexnider and accepted by Charles and JoEllyn Turner
  • Lifetime Achievement — Harry Bradberry, presented by Chamber of Commerce President Chris Garza and accepted by Paul Bradberry
  • Leader of the Year — Brookshire and Mike Baird, presented by Schexnider 
  • Faith in the Future — Dr. Brandi Harris, Dublin Family Dentistry, presented by Schexnider
  • Spotlight on Excellent — Dublin Best Value Pharmacy, presented by Ben Pate
  • Billie Kloster Ambassador — Laurie Tolboom, Texas  Tech Masked Rider, presented by Karen Wright
  • Volunteer of the Year — Tom Gordon, presented by Dublin ISD Superintendent Rodney Schneider 
  • Outstanding Chamber Directors — Robin Cisneroz and Mike Newton.
  • The “No Place Like Home” character awards went to:
  • Brad Stanford — brain
  • Jesica Richey — compassion
  • Cory James — courage
     
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