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Kenedy Chamber presents awards
by Joe Baker
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Kenedy resident Farris Overby (holding plaque) poses for a photo with Kenedy Chamber of Commerce directors after receiving the award for Citizen of the Year at the chamber’s annual banquet Friday night in Kenedy. Standing with Overby are, from left, Elisa Rahmes, Kelsey Yeater, Walter Chance, Joe Sheeran, Christina Benavides, Leslie Wynn, Marie Cruz, Carrie Lopez and Arnold Alaniz.
Kenedy resident Farris Overby (holding plaque) poses for a photo with Kenedy Chamber of Commerce directors after receiving the award for Citizen of the Year at the chamber’s annual banquet Friday night in Kenedy. Standing with Overby are, from left, Elisa Rahmes, Kelsey Yeater, Walter Chance, Joe Sheeran, Christina Benavides, Leslie Wynn, Marie Cruz, Carrie Lopez and Arnold Alaniz.
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KENEDY – Several awards were presented at the annual Kenedy Chamber of Commerce banquet Friday night, June 20.

Guests were welcomed to the annual event held at the Kenedy City Hall Auditorium with a theme of “Building a better community.”

The award for Citizen of the Year was presented to Farris Overby, who has been very active in many community activities including the beautification of the City of Kenedy.

The award for Business of the Year was presented to the Kenedy Volunteer Fire Department in recognition of the department’s service to the community.

The award for Tourism of the Year was presented to the City of Kenedy in recognition of the city’s ongoing work to promote continued tourism efforts.

The Kenedy Chamber of Commerce has as its mission to serve the members of the organization, promoting economic and business development that will enhance the regional area.

In addition, the chamber serves as a communication link for tourism and information.

Efforts include recruitment of new members and their participation which is a major focus.

The Kenedy Chamber of Commerce’s primary goal is to develop a supportive and cooperative spirit for all efforts that enhance the statewide visibility of the Kenedy area.

For more information about the Kenedy Chamber of Commerce, visit kenedychamber.org or call 830-583-3223.
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