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Chatham Kent Chamber- 71st Annual Rural Urban Dinner & Awards
November 22, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Celebrate and Congratulate the Winners of this years 71st Rural Urban Awards.
Guest Speaker: Jay Blake, Crew Chief and Founder of Follow A Dream
In May 1997, while working as a head mechanic of a Transportation Company. Jay was involved in an Industrial accident that caused him to loose complete sight, smell, and taste. At the age of 31, he was faced with relearning how to live as a completely blind person.. Today, Jay is the only totally blind Crew Chief in the world wide sport of Auto Racing. With more than 15 years experience as an auto mechanic and over 25 years in drag racing Jay is responsible for the organizations management operations and community outreach programs. Jay draws upon his personal experience of overcoming adversity and achieving his dream of owning a professional auto racing team while sharing his inspiration with others.