Announcement 2016 Citizen of the Year: Jerry Bates, Oncor
Jerry Bates, area manager for Oncor, has been named the Milburn Gravley Citizen of the Year by the Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce. He will accept the award Friday, Feb. 24, at the Metrocrest Chamber’s 48th Annual Awards Luncheon, an event open to the public.
 
"I couldn’t believe it then, and I still can’t believe it," said Bates, recalling the moment when he was informed by the Metrocrest Chamber that he was being named Citizen of the Year. “I knew Milburn Gravley, for whom the award is named, and I know what a great man he was.  I also know what incredible people all of the ‘Citizen of the Year’ winners are. I am so honored to be among that group -- I’m humbled by it.”
48th Annual Awards Luncheon
You are cordially invited to our 48th Annual Awards Luncheon on Friday, February 24 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Dallas Near the Galleria. Presented by Dallas Medical Center, this awards program will honor those in the chamber who have made an impact in their community.
2016 Milburn Gravley Citizen of the Year: Jerry Bates, Oncor
2016 Business of the Year Finalists: Southwest Airlines & TNT Promotions
2016 David E. Oldfield Ambassador of the Year Kathy Ames, aPerfectFOTO

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