Bedford Chamber of Commerce recognized community leaders

BEDFORD – The Bedford Chamber Membership Appreciation Dinner was held Tuesday, December 14th from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Bedford Camp and Conference Center at 33 Church Camp Road.

The Bedford Chamber of Commerce 2022 Community Service Award was awarded to Brad Dykes, President of Indiana University Health Hospital Bedford.

Brad Dykes

In his 30 plus years as a physician, mentor, and team leader, Dykes has exemplified dedication and service when meeting the health and wellness needs of Lawrence County.  He is retiring at the end of the year.

“Brad has been well recognized and decorated as a health care leader in our state,” said IU Health South Central Region President Brian Shockney.

Dykes has agreed to assist the IU Health South Central Region after his retirement.

The 2022 Business Beautification Award went to Hawkins & Root Real Estate. Their newly constructed offices at 1321 16th Street are beautifully designed and give this corner a face-lift in the downtown area.