Rising high school juniors and seniors interested in being part of the 15th annual Youth Leadership program of the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce will apply electronically for the Class of 2016-17.
Youth Leadership, first introduced in 2002, provides an opportunity for high school students to develop leadership skills and gain better understanding of the local community. The program also seeks to find those young people who will have a positive influence on the future growth and development of Cleveland and Bradley County. Click here for the application.
Recipients of prestigious Headrick, Varnell Awards named
The Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce annually presents awards to business people who excel in two distinct areas.
The M.C. Headrick Free Enterprise Award is the highest recognition presented by the Chamber of Commerce and honors the memory of one of the most outstanding business executives Cleveland/Bradley County has ever produced who believed wholeheartedly in the fundamental concepts of the free enterprise system. The 2016 recipient of the Headrick Award is Stephen D. Wright, president and CEO of Wright Brothers Construction Company Inc. and Wright Brothers Contracting Inc. For more information, click here.
The Robert W. Varnell Jr. Leadership Award recognizes someone whose life represents the passion in business, church and community leadership reflected in Robert Varnell’s life. This year’s recipient is Cheryl Dunson, executive vice president of marketing for Santek Waste Services Inc. For information about Dunson's recognition, click here.
Nestled in the heart of the Ocoee Region in Southeast Tennessee lies Cleveland/Bradley County, Tennessee. Here a small-city feeling mixes with progressive business, excellent medical, educational and cultural facilities, and thriving industry to create an ideal place to live, work, raise a family and even retire. The community offers a seasonal climate, major transportation advantages, a diversified economy, traditional family values and a natural playground set against a picturesque backdrop. What more could you want?