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Chamber Honors Farris At Banquet

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Nashville Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year honoree Gary Farris brought his wife, Betty, up during his acceptance speech and told the crowd how they had met and gotten together. “She is the best thing that ever happened to me,” Farris said. Farris thanked Betty, all the contractors and others who helped with work at the Depot (though he said that emcee Bo Meyers thanked them first so he didn’t have to), Ron Decker, who had worked with Farris for years and helped with the Depot too, Velva Jankowski, whose bequeathment helped support the Depot project, and Elaine Rucker of the Historical Society who Farris said, “should be standing up here just the same as me. Maybe more.”