For the 28th consecutive year, community representatives headed to Nashville to attend the Governor’s Conference and receive the Three-Star Award for Economic Preparedness.

From left to right are Allen Hester, Chamber President/CEO; Tammy Hall, Chamber Vice President of Finance and Administration; Dyersburg Mayor John Holden; Dyer County Mayor Richard Hill; Commissioner Matt Kisber; Governor Phil Bredesen; Assistant Commissioner Community Development, Rick Meredith; Chamber Vice Chair of Community Development, Paul Carson; Chamber Vice Chair of Government & Legislation, Bob Kirk; Frankie McCord with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development; and Chamber Director of Downtown Development, Steve Guttery.