The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Honors Dr. George E. Branam

Photo: Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce.Photo: Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. Pictured Left to Right: Jay Julian, Linda Branam, Dr. George Branam, Erin Ailstock, Nancy Norris, Brenda Brumfield and Jeff Daniels

The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce honored Dr. George E. Branam with their 2015 Legacy Award. The Gala Event, held Saturday night at the Horizon Convention Center, had over 350 guests.

The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s Legacy Award is presented annually to an individual or couple who has made extraordinary, sustained, and positive contributions to the Muncie-Delaware County community, and who has provided leadership in the development of programs, events, and/or new traditions that promote goodwill and community pride.

Among those who spoke at the Gala were:  Jim Lambert, Retired Muncie Community Schools; Dr. Jeff Bird, Chief Medical Officer for IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital; Susan Baughey, Retired Vice President of Operations for PA Labs; Dr. David Costill, Professor Emeritus of the Fisher Institute for Wellness and Gerontology at Ball State University; Virginia Nilles, Director of Muncie Public Libraries and former Muncie Action Plan Co-Chair; 2014 Legacy Award Recipients Cornelius and Mary Dollison, and Dr. Branam’s wife and business partner Linda Branam.