On February 8, Mayor Stan Pickett presented the 2018 City Update at the annual Mesquite Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner. The evening also featured a "2017 Year in Review" video by the Mesquite City Council.
The evening also included City employee awards. Awards were presented in the categories of Police, Fire and General Government to three very deserving public servants: Police Officer Paul Wathen, Firefighter Samantha Criswell and Public Works Maintenance Crew Chief Keith Chilton.
In addition, the Chamber of Commerce presented business awards. The naming of Ashley Furniture Industries as Groundbreaker of the Year was the highlight of the business awards. Watch the presentation of the Groundbreaker of the Year award for information on Ashley Furniture's South Central Distribution and Fulfillment Center at 4000 E. Scyene Road in Mesquite.