Cassville Chamber banquet attended by 150

Thursday, January 28, 2010
Chamber honors community members Democrat Photo The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce presented Cassville School District Superintendent Jim Orrell with the Community Service Award and Cassville Fire Protection District Chief Millard Andrews with the Volunteer of the Year Award at the annual chamber membership banquet on Jan. 23. Pictured above, from left, are: Richard Asbill, Cassville Chamber president; Orrell; Andrews; and Mindi Artherton, Cassville Chamber executive director.

The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce's 2010 membership banquet, was held in the Cassville High School commons area on Jan. 23. The event was attended by 150 local community members.

Richard Asbill, outgoing Cassville Chamber president, opened the event by welcoming all attendees. He also took a few moments to recognize the groups and individuals who provided services for the event, including: John and Janet Sullivan and the Cassville High School FCCLA, catering; Carrie Beck, musical entertainment; Annette and Devon Henderson, hostesses; and Lenna Knight, of Accents-N-Tents, decor.

Virgil Harrington, incoming chamber president, recognized several elected officials in attendance before Rev. Jamie Smith, of Spiritual Streams Fellowship, gave the invocation for the banquet meal.

Sen. Jack Goodman served as the guest speaker for this year's event. His address featured an optimistic message about the future of the country.

"I really appreciate the opportunity to come and speak at the Cassville Chamber banquet," said Goodman.

The entire story can be found in our print edition. Please pick up a copy at our newsstands or subscribe today! To subscribe, call our office at (417) 847-2610 or stop by at 600 Main St. in Cassville.

Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration: