Community photos 10/21/2015
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
At Bedford County Fair's volunteer appreciation dinner, Luanne Neeley presented the James "Stoby" Neeley Volunteer of the Year award to Matt Ledbetter. This award is given each year in remembrance of Mr. Stoby Neeley to someone who goes above and beyond in their work on the fair board. Stoby Neely was one of the founders of the fair and worked tirelessly on it each year until his passing.
Bedford County Fair Board officers have been named for 2016. Front row, from left: Judy Gambill, president; Mike Swafford; Christine Pyrdom; Todd Niehaus; Michelle Murray, secretary; Jerri Lynn Smith; Fred Huffman; and Matt Ledbetter, treasurer. Back row: Diane Neeley; Carter Woodruff; Karl Pyrdom; Larry Hames, vice president; Kim Neeley; and Russell Molder. Not pictured: Chris Bussell, Donald Curbow, Gary Johnson, Fred Pimentel and Cinnamon Turrentine.
Leadership Bedford Adult Class of 2015-2016 had its first class day of the year on Oct. 14. The group toured medical and social service organizations in Bedford County including Heritage Medical Center, Heritage Wound Care Clinic, The Boys and Girls Club, First Choice Pregnancy Center, Bedford County EMS, Child Development Center, and Goodwill Career Solutions. Heritage Medical Center provided lunch for the group of emerging or established leaders of the business community.