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Southaven Chamber announces annual awards

The Southaven Chamber of Commerce Wednesday held its annual awards event during its Quarterly Luncheon at the Landers Center. Here are the people, businesses and organizations honored for their contribution to Southaven and its business community.

Man of the Year: Eric Williams, Brown Missionary Baptist Church

Woman of the Year: April Armstrong, Chick-fil-A of Southaven

Corporate Business of the Year: Huey’s Southaven

Small Business of the Year: 10h Inning Grill at Snowden Grove

Spirit of Main Street Award: Topps Bar-B-Q

Non-Profit Leader of the Year: Stacy Dodd, The Hope Center

Southaven Human Resource Association Leader of the Year: Beth Snow, Back Office Guru

Southaven Young Professional Leader of the Year: Andrew Bartolotta, cityCURRENT

The DeSoto Family Theatre also prsented entertainment with a selection from the production “Les Miserables.”

Bryce Dickerson was also announced by the Chamber as its Ambassador of the Year.

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob is also heard on 95.3 The Rebel twice a week with sports updates and high school football play-by-play broadcasts in the fall. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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