Thames named first recipient of Community Leader of the Year

Mitch Thames, president and CEO of the Bay City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, was presented the Community Leader of the Year Award as selected by the Leadership Matagorda Class 15. (Anthony Maenza photo)

During the Bay City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture annual banquet, numerous awards were handed out. But this year there was one surprise award that was passed out.

Mitch Thames, president of the Bay City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, was honored with the first annual recipient of The Community Leader Of The Year Award.

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