Join the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce as we look back on 2021 and recognize the accomplishments of the chamber and several distinguished individuals. Awards will be presented to the Police Officer of the Year and Firefighter of the Year, the Bobby Runnels Leadership Award, and the Spirit of Petal Business Award.
Doors open at 6:15. Following the awards program, entertainment will be provided by Derrick Tennant, internationally known comedian, speaker, and closet magician. Derrick Tennant travels the world sharing the story of how he overcame overwhelming obstacles to become the leader is he today.
From SUBWAY, AFLAC, CHICK-FIL-A, SOUTHERN COMPANY TO MEDIACOM and the ATLANTIS in the Bahamas, Derrick brings the funny even in a tie! When it comes to corporate entertainment it’s important to find an act that can both make you laugh, and effectively communicate a powerful message. Having overcome a lot in his life, Derrick is just that act. Bringing his message of turning “Obstacles Into Opportunities”. Derrick inspires, motivates, and energizes his audience and keeps them smiling all along.