Covell & Brinley Awards

A Davis Tradition Since 1944

jim becket - 2010 (covell)

Becket is best known now for his accomplishments at the Hattie Weber Museum, but this is just the last of his long list of contributions:

—Chamber of Commerce’s 2000 Member of the Year, founded the School Business Partnership Program

—Methodist Church:  long involved with his wife

—Kiwanis, July 4 Kiddie Parade, bell-ringer at Christmas

—Yolo County Historical Society:  longtime board member, effictive leader giving several monthly Sunday afternoon programs on historical subjects

—Hattie Weber Museum:  since 2006, director since 2009, reinventing the museum, bringing it more into the community, including making it a part of the 2nd Friday ArtAbout event and emphasizing bringing in children, he also used his own funds to finance the continuation  of cataloguing and computerizing the collection


Awards presented at Chamber Dinner Jan 21, 2011, UCD’s ARC Ballroom