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Celebration Promotes Long-Term Employees



SHELBLYVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration® announced recent promotions for two employees.  Connie Nixon, a 20-year employee of The Celebration became Director of Office Operations and Wade Adams, an 11-year veteran was elevated to Facilities Manager for TWHNC®.  “It is great to reward employees who have gone the extra mile and who are committed to The Celebration® mission.  Both Connie and Wade are exemplary employees and have a long history of service to the Walking Horse Industry,” said Dr. Doyle Meadows, CEO.

Ms. Nixon will continue to provide administrative assistance to the CEO.  Additionally her duties include working with Corporate Sponsors as well as coordinating events and activities throughout the year for The Celebration®. New leadership responsibilities include the entry office, ticket office, accounting and the Blue Ribbon Yearbook.

Mr. Adams has handled the duties of Grounds and Maintenance since his employment for the 105-acre complex.  Along with these duties he also prepares the tracks and Calsonic Arena for any event.   He handles the lawn service, and coordinates the clean-up after the Celebration each evening. Stall maintenance and cleaning is another significant responsibility of Mr. Adams.

Ms. Nixon and Mr. Adams have both recently assumed additional responsibilities for the Concessions in Calsonic Arena.

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