The program began with a welcome from the Master of Ceremonies, Gregg Reep, followed by the invocation given by Rev. Russell Rhoden, Pastor of First Baptist Church. Mayor Bryan Martin recognized guests and the luncheon. Mr. Reep recognized the past Pink Tomato Festival Chairmen
State Representative Jeff Wardlaw and State Senator Eddie Cheatham address the people shortly before US Representative Bruce Westerman spoke.
Two were inducted into the Tomato Festival Hall of Fame: Mrs. Liz McKinstry, the first Little Miss Pink Tomato who continued in adulthood to support the festival through a number of positions and Mr. Jim Wheeler for his
|Jim Wheeler and David King|
A plaque was presented to Clanton Farms for bringing in the first box of 2015 tomatoes.
The Lynn Grice family was recognized as the Bradley County Farm Family of the Year.
|Miss Pink Tomato Amber Helms, Tommy Maxwell, and Teen Miss Pink Tomato Elisabeth Garay|
In her closing remarks County Extension Agent-FCS Michelle Carter thanked the Bradley County Extension Homemakers for their hard work and the 4-H members who helped serve the meal.
The All Tomato Luncheon committee consisted of Judy Simmons (Chair), Michelle Carter, Norman Johnston, Wanda Carr, Tabitha Herrington, Virginia Hargis, Shelby Kiersey, Georgia Mae Smith, Linda McDiarmid, Robbie Ashcraft, Edith Castleberry, Linda Kercheval, Sandra Dalsanto, Louise Atkins, and Egie Wilson.
|Bradley County Extension Homemakers|
The organizers extend a special thanks to Deep Woods Farm owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. Terry Donnelly for their donation of the box of tomatoes for the auction, the Pink Tomato Festival for the donation of the Table Centerpieces, the Hermitage FFA/4-H, and the Bradley County Extension Homemakers.