Almost 90 people attended Friday night's Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet at the Pillars Event Center. It was a fun night with Music Bingo being played, a guest speaker and 2 awards presented.
Guest speaker was Taylorville native and U-S Congressman Rodney Davis, who told the Chamber crowd you can do anything you want in life.
Congressman Davis added that you can learn more from losing than winning. At the end of his remarks, he called his dad, McDonald's owner Marty Davis, to the platform, where he gave him an early Father's Day present, the pin Rodney was wearing signifying being a member of the U-S Congress.
Find the complete audio of his remarks below:
The Greater Taylorville Chamber presented this year's Boss of the Year award to Doctor Stacey Funderburk, owner of Countryside Veterinarian Service in Taylorville. Doctor Funderburk was nominated by co-worker Doctor Natalie Kocek, who told attendees why she nominated her boss.
The Greater Taylorville Chamber also presented Countryside Vet Service its Business of the Year Award. President Sarah Van Huss is at the left, Dr. Natalie Kocek is in the center, and Dr. Stacey Funderburk is at the right.