ARTICLE: Wilson County Regional Kick Off Luncheon

May 11, 2010 IN Lebanon TN the Wilson County Regional Campaign KickOff Luncheon took place on the grounds of the Wilson County Bank. Special celebrity guests included Mike Jones a former TN Titan, country music artists Lorrie Morgan, Gretchen Wilson and Tracy Lawrence as well as Channel 2 News weather forcaster Lisa Patton; all of who reside in Wilson County. Each of the special guests spoke on behalf of their choices to reside and raise their families in Wilson County and what made it special to them.

A free meal was provided by the Wilson County Chamber of Commerce as guests were welcomed by Randall Clemons, Chairman and CEO of Wilson Bank and Trust. Master of Ceremonies for the afternoon event was Mac Griffin and an invocation was led by 101 yr old Wilson County resident, Bro. W.L. Baker.

Members of the Lebanon High School JR Reserve Officers Training Corps carried the flag and presentation of colors while the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Watertown Cub Scout Pack 150, Boy Scout Troup 127, Explorer Posts 237 and Venture Crew 226.
CoCo Jones, daughter of Mike Jones, sang the National Anthem.

Along with the celebration of the new logo of “Wilson County The Place To Be” and regional kick-off campaign for the Wilson County, two new Wilson County schools were unveiled by Dr. Mike Davis, Director of the Wilson Co. Schools and Dr. Sharon Roberts, Director of the Lebanon Special School District.

Closing Remarks by Randall Clemons encouraged the patrons and guests to help spread the word as window decals were handed out to each guest in attendance.

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