The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Shelly Wheatley on receiving the Employee of the Month award for Sept.

Shelly was presented her award, sponsored by Sabine River Ford, by B. J. Hanneman at the Sept. 9, monthly networking coffee hosted by Thayer Dance Academy in Orangefield. Shelly also received gifts from the following businesses:  Little Caesars, Total Impressions Salon, Dupuis Tire, Geaux Mail, The Record Newspaper, Tiger Rock Martial Arts, Sabine River Ford, Complete Staffing, Dairy Queen, Five Point Credit Union, Sabine Federal Credit Union and Mary Kelone, LMT, NCBTMT.

Shelly Wheatley has worked for John P. Dubose, CPA as receptionist/payroll clerk since June of 2007. She was raised in Kemah, and currently resides in Vidor. Shelly is also the treasurer for New Hope Community Church of God in Vidor.

Shelly has three children: Brandilyn Strong, graduated in 2009 from Vidor High School, and is currently attending Vista College for Medical Office; Harley Woodall, graduated in 2010 from Bridge City High School, and is currently attending LIT for her CNA, and Justin Strong, currently attending Vidor High School, is involved in the Mighty Pirate Marching Band and multiple clubs. Shelly has three grandchildren: Raelynn Vercher, Kyleigh Woodall and Kaden Strong.

Shelly said “It is an honor and a privilege to be selected as The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce Employee of the Month.”