Annual Meeting

 

The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting and Business Celebration sponsored by Lourdes and CSI was held at the Julian Carroll Convention Center on January 26. 

Outgoing board chair Tammy Zimmerman, President/CEO of Payment Plus, passed the gavel to Leon Owens, COO of Swift & Staley, as the board chair for 2018. The Chamber also honored several area businesses and individuals with their annual awards:

  • Business of the Year - Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB)
  • Small Business of the Year - Lundberg Medical Imaging
  • Entrepreneur of the Year - Sara Bradley, Chef and Owner of freight house
  • Summit Award - Mary Hammond, Executive Director, Paducah Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Non-Profit Organization of the Year - Purchase Area Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center
  • Chamber Volunteer of the Year - Jessica Newman, Advantage Insurance
  • Leadership Paducah Alumnus of the Year - Darlene Mazzone, Owner of Mazzone Communications and Publisher of Paducah Life Magazine
  • Young Leader of Western Kentucky – Matt Snow, Executive Director of Facilities, Baptist Health Paducah  

 

 

2018 Award Winners:

 

 

Business of the Year

Community Financial Services Bank

Susan Ybarzabal, VP/McCracken Co. Banking Center &

Randell Blackburn, McCracken Co. Market President

 

 

 

 

Small Business of the Year

Lundberg Medical Imaging

Dr. Gersh and Terri Lundberg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entrepreneur of the Year

freight house restaurant

Sara Bradley, Chef/Owner

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit Award

Mary Hammond

Executive Director, Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Profit Organization of the Year

Purchase Area Sexual Assault & Child Advocacy Center

Lori Brown, Executive Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chamber Volunteer of the Year

Jessica Newman, Advantage Insurance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leadership Paducah Alumnus of the Year

Darlene Mazzone, Owner, Mazzone Communications & Paducah Life Magazine Publisher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Young Leader of Western Kentucky

Matt Snow, Executive Director of Facilities, Baptist Health Paducah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our 2018 Presenting Sponsors:

 

 

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