EVENT 2017 Chick-fil-A State of Our Communities

by | Apr 18, 2017 | Breaking News, Business, City News, County News, Cullman, Cullman City, Get Smart, Politics

EVENT 2017 Chick-fil-A State of Our Communities

What was once multiple events is now being rolled into one.

The Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee would like to invite you to the inaugural “Chick-fil-A State of Our Communities”.

This is an all-day event featuring guest speakers, panel discussions, and breakout rooms, on Friday, April 21 at the Cullman Civic Center. Doors will open at 7:30 am.

Major session topics include the:

• State of Education
• State of Healthcare
• State of Local Government
• State of Public Safety

There will also be a “Meet Your Local Mayors” session at 1 p.m. Representatives from agencies and organizations related to human services, utilities, tourism and recreation, and the Chamber will be set up in the breakout rooms and provide information/demonstrations to visitors until the event concludes at 3:30 p.m.

EVENT 2017 Chick-fil-A State of Our Communities

The “Chick-fil-A State of Our Communities” is FREE to the public.

Attendees do have the opportunity to purchase an All-Access Pass for $50, which includes priority seating, breakfast, lunch, hospitality room access and a swag bag. Breakfast ($15) and lunch ($20) can also be purchased separately.

See below for an overview of each major session:


During this session, we’ll hear from Cullman City Schools Superintendent Susan Patterson, Cullman County Schools Superintendent Shane Barnette and Wallace State Community College President Vicki Karolewics.

The Student of the Year and Career Technical Student of the Year will also be announced.

Premier Sponsor: Wallace State Community College
Corporate Sponsors: Cullman-Jefferson Gas | Cullman Electric Cooperative

10 am – State of Healthcare

This panel discussion will feature Cullman County Commission on Aging Health Promotion Coordinator Lorri Lee, Cullman Regional CEO James Clements and Mental Healthcare of Cullman Executive Director Chris Van Dyke.

The Healthcare Professional of the Year will also be announced.

Premier Sponsor: Katherine Morgan – State Farm Insurance & Financial Services
Corporate Sponsors: Cullman Electric Cooperative | Bradford Health Services

EVENT 2017 Chick-fil-A State of Our Communities

11:45 – State of Local Government

During this session, Cullman County Commission Chairman Kenneth Walker and Cullman City Mayor Woody Jacobs will provide general updates on their respective areas.

Premier Sponsor: Willow Bend Mortgage
Corporate Sponsors: Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Inc. | Alabama Senator Paul Bussman

2:30 pm – State of Public Safety

Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper, Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry and Hanceville Police Chief Bob Long will be on hand to lead this panel discussion.

Corporate Sponsors: Cullman-Jefferson Gas | Publix

For more information or if interested in purchasing an All-Access Pass, please call the Chamber at 256-734-0454.

EVENT 2017 Chick-fil-A State of Our Communities
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