Brookhaven-Lincoln County honors Chamber award winners

Published 9:22 pm Thursday, January 25, 2024

BROOKHAVEN — The Clubs at Ole Brook dining room was packed for Thursday night’s Brookhaven-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Banquet. Educators of the Year, First Responder of the Year, Local Ambassador of the Year, Industry of the Year and Business of the Year for 2023 were named.

Outgoing chamber board president Bill Boerner announced the winners while Garrick Combs, executive director of the chamber, recapped the year and looked ahead to 2024.

Educators of the year were Brookhaven Academy’s Jennifer Covington, Brookhaven High School’s Roxanne Harper, Mississippi School of the Arts’ Harlie Blauw, Enterprise’s Stephanie Foster and Co-Lin’s Mandy Case.

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First Responder of the Year was Chris Davis from Brookhaven Fire Department.

Ambassador of the Year was Whitney Clark from Lowery, Payne, Leggett and Bellipanni.

Business of the Year was Tortilla Soup, a restaurant in Brookhaven.

Industry of the Year was Reed Capital Investment owned by Bernie Reed.