Aderholt honored with Champion Award

(From left) Current board chairman Al Elbert, 2018 board chairman Harry Unger, and Phillip Harrod, board chairman from 2014 to 2018, were all honored for their service to the Northwest EDA during the Eighth Annual State of the Region meeting at the Vernon City Complex on Thursday, Jan. 31.

VERNON - The Northwest Alabama Economic Development Alliance (EDA) honored Congressman Robert Aderholt, John Riley of Bolzoni Auramo and current and former board chairmen as the EDA held its eighth annual state of the region meeting at the Vernon City Complex on Thursday, January 31.
EDA President and Chief Executive Officer, David Thornell invited guest speakers such as Chance McDavid, the director of Asset Development Divisio­n of the Mississippi Development Authority, and David Fuqua of Fuqua Consulting to speak about ideas to greater develop and invigorate Marion, Lamar and Fayette counties by bringing in more business and getting community members involved in coming up with events to draw visitors.
After the two guests’ presentations, Northwest Alabama EDA took the time to recognize its partners and board members with an award ceremony.


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