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Mount Vernon business leaders honored at BPC luncheon

Lunchtime!
Fried chicken and homemade potato salad were the featured fare of the day at the Mount Vernon Business Leaders Luncheon, hosted by Brewton-Parker College in the college’s Briscoe Center. Shown in the serving line are Brent Sammons of Altamaha Bank and Trust, from left, Bud Brantley of Georgia Farm Bureau, Gary Coleman of Tarrytown City Council (face not shown), Doyle Waller of Alston City Council, Montgomery County High School Principal Luke Smith and Tres Herin of Altamaha Bank and Trust.

MOUNT VERNON—Brewton-Parker College hosted area community and business leaders at the annual Mount Vernon Business Leaders Luncheon Sept. 25. More than 20 area leaders joined the college’s Office of College Advancement for an update on the college and its services.

Dr. David R. Smith, president of Brewton-Parker College, announced the groundbreaking of the Hildegard Stanley Music Center on the Mount Vernon campus Thursday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. Dr. Smith welcomed the area leaders to attend the ceremony.

The new center will be an annex ofthe campus’ Miller Music Building and is funded solely through generous contributions to the college. The new music center will include more office and staff space, rehearsal rooms and a music recording studio.

Dr. Smith also extended his appreciation to the Montgomery County School District for their donation of two pre-fabricated buildings. These buildings will be used to house the college’s Plant Operations in a new, more convenient location.

Those attending the luncheon included Uvalda City Councilmember Peggy Avant, Rick Berry ofOconee River Produce, Montgomery County Schools Assistant Superintendent Johnny Brantley, Lanier Brantley of Georgia Farm Bureau, Cornelia Burns of Georgia Farm Bureau, Johnny Clifton of Montgomery County Development Authority, Gary Coleman of Tarrytown City Council, David Crowson of Montgomery Medical Equipment, Georgia Power Area Manager Steven Dingler, Zack Fowler of Vidalia Communications and Alston City Councilmember Calvin Hart.

Rick Jordan of Mount Vernon Bank
Rick Jordan of Mount Vernon Bank welcomes the assembled area business leaders to the luncheon Sept. 25.

Also, Tres Herin of Altamaha Bank & Trust, Sarah Jones of Dominique Personal Touch, Rick Jordan of Mount Vernon Bank, Harold Mobley of Georgia Power (local manager), Martin Moses of Montgomery County Development Authority, Mount Vernon City Councilmember John Roller, Brent Sammons of Altamaha Bank & Trust, Montgomery County High School Principal Luke Smith, Kenneth Smiley of Smiley’s, Alan Thigpen of Mount Vernon Bank, Don Thigpen of Mount Vernon Bank, Alston City Councilmember Doyle Waller and Vice President of Georgia Power Thomas Wicker.

               

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Montgomery County Business leaders

Area business leaders were able to mix and mingle with each other during Brewton-Parker College’s Mount Vernon Business Leaders Luncheon, Sept. 25. Standing from left are Tres Herin of Altamaha Bank and Trust, Rick Berry of Oconee River Produce, Cornelia Burns of Georgia Farm Bureau and Bud Brantley of Georgia Farm Bureau.

Chairman of the Toombs-Montgomery Chamber of Commerce
Chairman of Toombs-Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, Martin Moses, standing left, and Alston City Councilman Calvin Hart, standing right, speak with Montgomery County Schools Assistant Superintendent Johnny Brantley during Brewton-Parker College’s Mount Vernon Business Leaders luncheon last month.

 

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Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM