Mobile County Commissioner Jerry Carl offered the blessing and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Board members for 2015 were introduced and those who served in 2014 were recognized and presented with certificates of appreciation. Star Students from area schools were also recognized.
Guest speaker was Dr. Laurie Owen from the University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute. Board member Theresa Orrell announced that the Citizen of the Year Banquet honoring Dumas and Delores McLaney is February 27, 6:30 p.m. at TC Community Center. Tickets are $15 per person; reservations can be made by calling 666-2488.
The next business luncheon is Wednesday, February 4, 11:30 a.m.
Pictured above are Com. Jerry Carl and Dr. Laurie Owen.