About

THE CHAMBER

Our mission is to make Water Valley an economic leader in Mississippi and to enhance our members’ success through advocacy, member benefits, and services.

Meet the Chamber Board of Directors and staff. ​ View our list of members below.

Our

2022-2023 BOARD of directors

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2022 -2023 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
1st Row L-R: Janet Dickey, Rhonda Burchett President, Tonya Eubanks, Vice President, Randy Goodwin Treasurer, Karen Turnage Secretary, Angie Hodge, Tracey Varner

 2nd Row L-R: Hunter Edwards, Baine Turnage, Jackson Ward, Jessie Gurner, Vicki Person 

Our

2019-2020 Water Valley Area

Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors

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Ambassadors: 1st Row L-R:Linda Maynor, Elizabeth Caulfield, Loretta Reece

2nd Row L-R Connie Champion, Anita McGehee, Becky Jones, Virginia Woods, Mary John Turnage, Chuck Upchurch, Mary Lucia Holloway

3rd Row L-R: Donald Gray, Katherine Mooney, Jimmy Berry, Barron Caulfield, Robert P. Turnage, James Person.

Not Pictured: Mim Carpenter, Vivian Gilley, Tyler Hill, Toni Hill, Nell Jobe, Jason Mangrum, Betsy Person, Delice Reese, Mary Sue Stevens, and Sharon White.

2022-2023

Business Membership

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Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc.

Allied Group, Inc

Back Track Antique Station

Bells Country Cabins

BJ Crawford, LLC

BKT Pallet Service

Black & Associates, PA

Cinnamed/Yalobusha Medical Clinic, LLC

Crawdad Hole

CrowMartin, PLLC

Down Range Outdoors, LLC

D & S Haulers

Fisher Properties, LLC Team of Remax Realty

Folson Fun Bounce

Fountain Square Event Venue

Freeman's Beauty & Barber Shop

Game Ready Athletic Training Facility

Guardian Pest Control

Hardy Locksmith

Kenny Harmon Construction

L. Hart Inc.

Joyce Haskins, Crye-Leike Oxford Real Estate

Kathleen Hawkins Life Insurance Agent

Bennett Hill, Inc

Hill's Construction, LLC

Trent L. Howell, PLLC

H & S Sign Company

Humana

​Kessinger Real Estate Glinda Daniels

Kessinger Real Estate Lee McMinn

Larson's Cash Saver

Law Office of Tommy W. Defer, PLLC

Little Professionals Daycare

Main Street Fitness

Marchbanks Specialty Company, LLC.

Mechanics Bank

Midsouth Communications, LLC

Midtown Auto Parts

Mill's Collison & Towing

Morris Ready Mix, Inc

Nallie's Thai Place, LLC

North Mississippi Herald

Northwest MS Community College

Old Time Pest Control

Pass Termite &Pest Control

Phillips Construction & Plumbingss

Pullen Dental

Renasant Bank

Thomas U Reynolds House of Representatives

Rock IT Computer Solutions

Sartains Home & Auto

Serendipity Family Farm

Seven Oaks Funeral Home

Sikma Odds N Ends, LLC

South Main Boutique

State Farm/Andi Epes

Sue Can Do Catering and Event Planning

T Classic Cakes

Tallahatchie Valley Electric Power Association

The Blue Melon Rendezvous

The BTC Old Fashioned Grocery

The Courthouse Coffee & Bistro

The Law Office of Kenneth Ryan Walker

The Simmons House Historic Venue & Inn

Three Lakes Labradors, LLC

Tri Lake Eye Clinic

Tri Lake Inflatables

Turnage Drug Store

Twin's Barber Shop

Valley Agri-Supply, LLC

Valley Drugs, Inc.

Valley Lumber & Hardware

Water Valley Main Street Association

Webb Family Medical Clinic

Barry L. Weeks, DMD PC

C.W. White, Inc.

Yalobusha County Farm Bureau

Yalobusha Country Club

Yalobusha General Hospital and Nursing Home

2022-2023 Individual & Couples Membership

Curtis & Janice Berry

Jimmy & Shirley Berry

Rhonda Burchett

Joni Camp-Clayton

Justin & Callie Canterbury

Mildred M. Carpenter

Terrance Carr

Barron & Elizabeth Caulfield

Terry & Connie Champion

Bonnie Cox

Janet Dickey

Teresia Edgar

Mike & Tonya Eubanks

Robbie Fisher/Elizabeth Mayeaux

Donald & Sherry Gray

Randy Goodwin

Jack & Jessie Gurner

Ray & Kathleen Hawkins

Raymond Hawkins

Laura Henry

Tommy & Toni Hill

Tyler & Jency Hill

Angie Hodge

Mary Lucia Holloway

Jerry & Lou Ann Holt

Nell Jobe

Dr, Andy & Becky Jones

Linda Maynor

Anita McGehee

Dr. G.R. and Angie Orndorff

James & Elizabeth Person

Vicki Person

Chris & Scarlett Pullen

Polly Reed

Judy & Jack Sartain

Betty Shearer

Roy B. & Mary Sue Stevens

Annette Trefzer & Mickey Howley

Robert & Mary John Turnage

Tracey Varner

Zandra Walker

Joy Windham

Dr. Justin & Maggie Zampella

 

Awards

 

The Chamber of Commerce awards individuals each year who serve our community in an exemplary fashion. Click the images below to find out more about the recipients.

Honorary Ambassador
Honorary Ambassador

Gaylon Booker, right, with CoC Board Member, Chuck Upchurch

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Braswell Hatcher Award
Braswell Hatcher Award

Jimmy and Shirley Berry were selected as the recipients of the coveted Braswell Hatcher Service Award for 2018. The Chamber’s Public Relations Director, Mary Sue Stevens, left, presented the award to the Berrys at the Annual Spring Banquet on May 4, 2018. The Braswell Hatcher Award, named for the first recipient, was established by the Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce in 1998. This coveted award is given to honor an area citizen for their untiring and exemplary service to the community.

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Elliott Scholarship Award
Elliott Scholarship Award

Chamber Board Member Raymond Hawkins presented the 2018 Elliott Scholarship Award to Keelan Swearengen.

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Elliott Scholarship

 

Each year the Elliott Scholarship is awarded by the Chamber of Commerce to a deserving senior from Water Valley High School.

 

The scholarship was set up to honor Joe Elliott, Jr. and Patsy Elliott Wilder for their untiring efforts to reestablish the Watermelon Carnival. The scholarship is given to recognize an outstanding young person in the community. It is not based on grades and is given soley for community service.

Braswell

Hatcher Award

 

The Braswell Hatcher Award, named for the first recipient, was established by the Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce in 1998.

 

This coveted award is given to honor an area citizen for their untiring and exemplary service to the community. It is presented to individuals who have served our community in a fashion that is above and beyond the norm. 

Previous Award Recipients