John Parker Wilson will speak at Chamber banquet

Former Alabama quarterback John Parker Wilson will be the guest speaker for the Greater Talladega and Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce awards banquet Jan. 30.

TALLADEGA -- The Greater Talladega and Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its business, nonprofit, first responder and citizen of the year awards.

The winners will be honored at the annual awards luncheon Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Bagley Center at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center. The luncheon will begin at noon.

Three businesses will be honored, one from Talladega, one from Lincoln and one from Munford. The nonprofit, first responder and citizen awards will include the entire area.

This year’s guest speaker will be John Parker Wilson, former Alabama quarterback and current color analyst for the Alabama radio broadcast, according to a flier announcing the event. He is also a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley.

“The Chamber awards luncheon is our annual opportunity to acknowledge and recognize individuals and businesses who have worked hard to make our communities a better place to live, work and do business,” according to the flier.

Tickets are $22 each or $150 for a table for six. For more information or to reserve tickets, please call 256-362-9075 or email