Beecher Hunter, former president of Life Care Centers of America, received the Robert W. Varnell, Jr., Leadership Award during the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting Wednesday. The award honors the legacy of Robert Varnell, Jr., by recognizing outstanding leadership for profession, religion/church and community. “Beecher leads by example and his newspaper career and his role with Life Care Centers of America clearly illustrate that God has led Beecher on a path of service to others,”
Larry S. McDaniel, owner of The Town Squire, received the M.C. Headrick Free Enterprise Award during the 95th Annual Meeting of the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce Wednesday. The event was held virtually due to ongoing health and safety concerns and state restrictions on large gatherings. The M.C. Headrick Award is the highest award given by the Chamber to a local businessperson who embodies the ideals of the late M.C. Headrick, a successful Cleveland businessman who believed in free enterprise.