The Fondren Association of Businesses held its annual membership meeting and awards presentation tonight at Duling Hall. We’ll tell you more on Tuesday about the exciting things coming down the pipe for the next twelve months. For now, we say congratulations to Ron Aldridge, Fondren Business Person of the Year (Jennifer Emerson accepted the award), Friend of Fondren, JPD Commander Wendall Watts and Rainbow CoOp for the Spirit of Fondren award (a tie win, accepted by Luke Lundemo). The Future of Fondren award went to Michele and Craig Escude of circa. URBAN ARTISAN LIVING, and  the other Spirit of Fondren recipient was Brown’s Fine Art, accepted by Mary Grace Brown.

The artisan created glass awards were made by Andrew McIntyre, a Murrah graduate currently studying fine arts at the University of Mississippi.