Valley Industries Executive Director Jim Guyre (left) joined Ann Moeller, KSDK·TV Chief Meteorologist Craig Moeller and State Representative Gretchen Bangert, Dist. 69. Moeller was the program emcee, and Rep. Bangert presented a House Resolution to Valley Industries for its 50th Anniversary and 10th Anniversary of the Mayors' Shamrock Ball.

Hazelwood Manager Honored
At Leaders Recognition Dinner

Jim Guyre, executive director of Valley Industries in Hazelwood recently received the Community Vision Award at the 9th Annual Christian Hospital Foundation Legacy Leaders Recognition Dinner at Norwood Hill Country Club in North St. Louis County.

The annual Christian Hospital Legacy Leaders Recognition Dinner celebrates those who are making an impact in the community and in health care, while raising funds to advance the Foundation's mission. Proceeds from the event help provide patient care and community benefit programs.

Other 2017 award recipients were Gerald Moritz, M.D., Physician of the Year Award; and Thomas George, PhD. and Paul Detrick, Legacy Leadership Award. The Carpe Diem Award went to Gail Aho of The Salvation Army Midland Division and Michael McMillan President and CEO of The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis. Kelvin Westbrook served as Master of Ceremonies.

Guyre was direct in his reaction. “It was quite an honor,” he said.

Guyre is widely respected as a motivated, personable business professional with 32 years of sheltered workshop experience working at Valley Industries. He started doing community service work at Valley Industries when he was a senior in high school in 1985. He was hired as a staff member and worked his way up the ranks to the position of executive director in 2008. Guyre currently manages all facets of operations, community and legislative relations, customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, human resources, suppliers, fundraising and budgeting.

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