Foods of Liberty, Inc.
2011 - Independence Missouri Economic Development Annual Awards Meeting Independence,
Mr. Irick would like to thank the Independence, MO Economic Development Council for awarding him this prestigious acclaim in recognition of the hard work and successes achieved
over the past year. He would like to also thank his good friends Shannon Miller and
Tammi Goff for being available in his stead to accept the award.
On Friday February 17th, at their 5th annual Economic Development Annual Awards
held at the Hilton Garden Inn 19677 Jackson Drive Independence, MO,
a great and honorable surprise award was presented. Mr. Jack Figg of the Lake
City Business Center, who sponsored the award, presented Mr. Irick with the Independence Missouri
Economic Development Council's choice for the 2011 Entrepreneur Of The Year.
Mr. Irick was out of state attending the blessing of his newest grandson at the time
of the meeting. He asked his long-time friends to attend the meeting for him
to represent him and Foods of Liberty. Shannon Miller and Tammi Goff were
on hand to receive the award.
Mr. Irick states, "The honor of the award is unequaled in public recognition.
It represents acknowledgement of certain successes and endless effort." He
further expresses gratidude to the many managers and buyers from the several outlets
already stocking their products. And would like to acknowledge the
assistance from both the Ennovation Center staff and the other clients for sharing
ideas, contacts, inspiration and encouragement. He hopes he has and continues
to return the same.