Thirty-four years ago this week, the McDowell Chamber of Commerce held its 30th annual banquet at McDowell High School. In this photo are 15 of the 30 past McDowell Chamber of Commerce presidents. They were Mike Little, Jerry VanDyke, Howard Baker, Wade Bowman, Bill Griffith, Gene Cross III, Brady Brooks, Everette Carnes, Ed Rankin, C.D. Blanton, Angus Stronach, Jack Walker, Dr. F.J. Ragaz, Pat Davis and Jim McGarr. Other past Chamber presidents who were recognized were Harry Hasskamp, Ernest House Jr., Walter Williams, Franklin Yarbrough, Willard Haithcock, Roger White, John Decker, Marshall Dark Jr., Jerry Dodson, Ed Palmer, Ed Ghent, H. Fred Williams, Ben Eller Jr. and Ron Sinclair.