The Waldron Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual banquet on Tuesday, October 22. The evening included dinner, entertainment and an awards ceremony.
Waldron school’s cafeteria staff provided the meal, and local children provided the entertainment with their production of The Wizard of Oz!
The cast included:
Dorothy – Kaylynn Adkins
Toto – Kimber Carnahan
Uncle Henry – Mayor David Millard
Auntie Em – Gretta Millard
Scarecrow – Reagan Adams
Tin Man – Kenny Slagle
Lion – Abi Slaten
Glinda the Good Witch – Justi Hunsucker
Munchkins – (Burly) Itzel Mondragon, (Curly) Charlie Jo Bates, (Joe) Eli Slaten, Nicole Bates and Gigi Cargenas
Gatekeeper – Adrian Mederos
Wizard of Oz – Laklynn Dedmon
Wicked Witch of the West – McKenzie Owens
Flying Monkeys – (Rascal) Levi Goff, (Scamp) Gigi Cardenas
Chorus – (Red) Addison Keaton, (Orange) Saylor Goff, (Yellow) Peyton Kerr, (Green) Dakota Scantling, (Blue) Kazyah Kinney, (Purple) Sydney Cox
The Chamber of Commerce also presented the following awards:
2019 Best New Business of the Year – Back Forty Farm Supply and More
2019 Best Business of the Year – Sharla’s Selectables
2019 Volunteer of the Year – Mr. Jim Sher
The Ann Crossett Award, Citizen of the Year – Vickie Carter
The annual event traditionally draws a large crowd, and this year was no exception. State Representative Marcus Richmond, and Judge Emily White, candidate for District 4 Position 2 State Court of Appeals, were among those in attendance.