Ribbon cutting held at Ruthie’s

A ribbon cutting was held recently for new Athens Area Chamber of Commerce member Ruthie’s Home Cooking, located at 711 S. White Street in Athens. Chamber friends joining the celebration are (front row, from left) Georgia Sumner; Carl Mason Sumner; Mattalyn Kilgore; Mackenzie Armstrong; (second row, from left) Lisa Harrison, Chamber diplomat/Guardian Home Care; Karen Raby, Chamber diplomat/Simmons Bank; Tonya Hipps, Athens Chamber; Julia Messner, Ruthie’s Home Cooking; Diane White, Ruthie’s Home Cooking; Taylor Bridges, Ruthie’s Home Cooking; Brittanye Armstrong, Ruthie’s Home Cooking; Ruthie Burris, owner of Ruthie’s Home Cooking; Joanne Arnett, Chamber diplomat/Simmons Bank; Kim York, Chamber diplomat/Avalon Hospice Athens; (back row, from left) Mark Lefler, WYXI; Jeremy Ferguson, Ruthie’s Home Cooking; Rob Preston, Chamber president/CEO; Bill Meres; Helen Meres; C. Seth Sumner, Athens city manager; and Zach Meres, Ruthie’s Home Cooking.

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