Administrative Professional Luncheon & Administrative Professional of the Year
The 2019 Administrative Professional Luncheon will be held on
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 12 noon.
McRae United Methodist Church Social Hall.
Tickets will be available from the Telfair County Chamber of Commerce
after March 1, 2019.
Tickets are $15 per person.
Nominations forms for the 2019 Administrative Professional of the year can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.
Telfair County's 2018 Administrative Professional of the Year: ANNIE R. BESS | Emlployer: McRae-Helena Police Department
Each year the Telfair County Chamber of Commerce accepts nominations for Administrative Professional of the Year.
It was with great honor, that this year's award was presented to Annie R. Bess during the luncheon.
Ms. Bess is employed by the McRae-Helena Police Department. She is the Administrative Professional to the Chief of Police, Terminal Agency Coordinator and Clerk of the Municipal Court.
Glenn Giles, Chief of Police for McRae-Helena Police Department stated that "She is always a happy cheerful person who has a smile on her face that can make anyone's day better no matter how good or bad things are going. She is a dedicated employee."
The Chamber was very pleased with the attendance of the 2018 Administrative Professional Luncheon that was held on April 25, 2018 at the McRae United Methodist Church Social Hall. It was definitely a success. It is a pleasure to be able to provide this luncheon each year to honor Telfair County's Administrative Professionals.
The Chamber would like to send out a big 'Thank You' to the following:
Southern Star Grill for providing a delicious Italian meal of lasagna, spaghetti, bread sticks, salad and Italian Cream Cake; CJ's Flowers and Gifts for the beautiful flowers for the tables; McRae United Methodist Church for the venue; Robert Hendricks for photographing the event; and Dianne Foskey with Job Training Unlimited and Debbie Bullard for volunteering during the event.
Door Prizes valued at approximatley $1000 were given away during the luncheon. The Chamber is very appreciative of the donations made by the following businesses:
Dairy Queen of McRae
Lumber City Hardware
McRae Coca Cola
McRae Correctional Facility
Ryals Drug Store
Southern Star Grill
The Merchants and Citizens Bank
The Security State Bank
Toni's House of Style
Willow Creek Drive In
World Outreach Church
"At the end of the luncheon, the Chamber Board of Directors surprised me by giving me a basket of Gerber Daisies. I am truly thankful to be able to work for and to be supported by this great group of people" Paula Anderson, President-Telfair County Chamber of Commerce
Administrative Professional of the Year: Prior Year Recipients
2017 Judy Walker
Employer: Telfair County High School
2016 Jennifer K. Solomon
Employer: Spaulding Funeral Home
2015 Dianne Walker
Employer: Stamps Walker Agency, Inc.
2014 Ella Mae Merrit
Employer: Francis Chapel Baptist Church
2013 Georgiann Williams
Employer: McRae Correctional Facility
2012 Jane Ryner
Employer: McRae State Probation Office
2011 Tammy Cason
Employer: World Outreach Church
2010 Pamela Williams
Employer: Wendell Bullard, Telfair County Tax Commissioner
2009 Brenda Clark
Employer: City of McRae
2008 Janeen Tokar
Employer: City of Helena
2007 Donna Nobles
Employer: Farmers Home Furniture
2006 Jimmie Harrelson
Employer: Merchants & Citizens Bank
2005 Cathy Taylor
Employer: Merchants & Citizens Bank
2004 Carol Hart
Employer: C.L. Tucker, Inc.
2003 Ann Mathis
Employer: Alex P. Smith & Sons
2002 Sharon Bass
Employer: Security State Bank
2001 Maxine Brown
Employer: Lowe's Funeral Home
2000 Kathy Lann
Employer: Straughan & Straughan
1999 Francis Wade Bell
Employer: Georgia Power
1998 Belinda Thomas
Employer: Attorney Nicky Rawlins
1997 Judy Neal
Employer: Herman Moore, Agent State Farm Insurance