Chamber award winners named in Hernando

Photo: Attendees listen as awards are presented as part of the Hernando Main Street Chamber of Commerce quarterly luncheon. Mayor Chip Johnson also spoke at the gathering. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County News)

The Hernando Main Street Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly luncheon at 1 Memphis Street on Tuesday, Nov. 30. Here are the award winners for the past year:

Outstanding Renovation Award went to Southern Pediatric Therapy and owner Jennifer Pacileo (right) with Chamber President Megan Cole. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County News)
Outstanding Business Award winner was How To BBQ Right. Pictured from left are Malcolm Reed, Rachelle Reed, and Mikey Dyer. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County News)
Citizen of the Year Award winner was Doug Jenkins, pictured with Chamber President Megan Cole. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County News)
Chamber Ambassador of the Year was Darlene Johns (right), pictured with Chamber Executive Director Sibonie Swatzyna and Chamber President Megan Cole. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County News)
Spirit of Main Street Award winner was Angie Tacker of the Hernando Flower Shop (right), pictured with Chamber Executive Director Sibonie Swatzyna and Chamber President Megan Cole. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County News)

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