The Loudon County Hall of Fame will continue its tradition of honoring the area’s finest community members at the dinner and induction ceremony on Thursday, May 8th, at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Lenoir City.
Bob Kesling, Vol Network’s Director of Broadcasting/Play-by-Play, will serve as the keynote speaker of the 3rd annual celebration. Each year, eight individuals with ties to Loudon County are inducted into the Hall of Fame, and the Class of 2013 is as follows:
Angela Selvidge (deceased) - Educator
Mark Caldwell - Youth Mentor
Gene Burwell (deceased) & Roberta Burwell - Community Service
Douglas Cox - Military
Richard Dover - Business Leader
Tim Guider - Public Service
Jane Saylor - Visionary
Harry Wampler - Lifetime Achievement
On the night of the dinner and induction ceremony presented by The Good Neighbors Shoppe, the doors will open at 5:30 for the VIP Reception. Dinner will begin at 6:00, and the induction ceremony will follow at 7:00. Tickets are $100 ($70 is tax deductible) and tables are $800 ($560 is tax deductible). Tickets are available by phone 865-232-1074, website www.LoudonCountyHallofFame.com, or mail c/o Boys & Girls Club of Loudon County, 201 N. B Street, Lenoir City, TN 37771.
The Boys & Girls Club of Loudon County, a member of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley (BGCTNV), began providing services to children in 2002. BGCTNV offers programs that increase academic success, encourage healthy lifestyles and encourage good character and citizenship among youth. The Boys & Girls Clubs believes that each young person we serve has limitless potential that we must discover, ignite and foster. Along with providing educational support and leadership opportunities, Clubs empower youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process and respect their own and others’ cultural identities. There are 17 Club locations in Knox, Blount, Loudon and Northern Anderson Counties.