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RAYTOWN CHAMBER CELEBRATES 2014

At the Raytown Chamber’s annual Chamber Celebration luncheon held on Wednesday, January 28, the 2014 Past Chair Loretha Hayden (Lutfi’s Fried Fish), handed out awards to the following.

Business of the Year – Hy-Vee #1542
Small Business of the Year – Rok’it Advertising
Chamber Person of the Year – Rene Purtee
Volunteer of the Year – Charlotte Melson

Loretha also recognized outgoing board members Patrick Searcy, Power On Technologies, Andy Powelson, PBI Industries and At Large Members Meshelle Bishop, Cornerstone Home Improvement, Jeff Hirst, Holiday Inn CoCo Key Water Resort and Chris Payne, Monopoly Acquisitions.

The 2015 Chair of the Board, Mark Smith (Dick Smith Ford) talked about continuing with the current programs and events along with adding a Community Health Fair on August 8. CareSpot has reached out to the Chamber to partner with them on the health fair. It will be free to attend and open to the public. Be watching for more details to come out in the coming months. The Chamber will also research the possibility of having a young professionals group in Raytown.

All photos courtesy of the Raytown Chamber of Commerce

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Business of the Year – Hy-Vee #1542 Pictured: Marty Streit, Store Director

 

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Small Business of the Year – Rok’it Advertising Pictured: Kaylie Baker

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Chamber Person of the Year – Rene Purtee

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Volunteer of the Year – Charlotte Melson

 

The next luncheon is the State of the City Address which will be held on Wednesday, February 25 and will be held at First Baptist Church Raytown. Reservations are required before Monday, February 23 and can be obtained by calling the Chamber office at 816-353-8500. The cost is $21.00 per person.

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