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Updated: 01/29/2014 08:00:03AM

Jordan named Harris award winner

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PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW

Les Jordan thanked the Chamber and the Bartow when he won the George W. Harris Jr. Leadership Award representing a showing of community service to the city.

PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW

Incoming Chamber President Myrtice Young smiles as she is introduced as the new president by outgoing president Lea Ann Thomas Saturday night.

PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW

The founders of the Leadership Bartow class were remembered and given plaques Saturday night marking the 30th year of the program in which 365 people have taken part. Those present Saturday and awarded were, from left, LaVerne McCall, Carolyn Simpson, Mayme Burdin-Clark, Howe Wallace, Al Holland, Jim O'Conner and Frank Johnson.

By JEFF ROSLOW

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Lennon Jordan took the stage to accept the Bartow Chamber of Commerce’s biggest award Saturday night at its annual banquet and without flash.

Those were the words last year’s winner Mike DeNeve used to describe Jordan Saturday, Jan. 25, when giving him the George W. Harris Jr. Leadership Award. The award, named for the late former Citrus and Chemical president, recognizes someone in Bartow who has championed community leadership and volunteerism,

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