FLEMINGTON, GA. – On behalf of the City of Flemington, Mayor Paul Hawkins would like to congratulate the owner of LaQuinta Inn & Suites, Hasit Patel, on his recent appointment to the Flemington City Council. Patel accepted this honor and was inducted as a Councilman at a ceremony held on Tuesday, October 20.
Patel earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Greenwich University, with concentrations in Economics and Accounting. Although Patel has served as the owner and operator of the Flemington LaQuinta Inn & Suites for 10 years, he has also assumed various leadership roles within the county, including active membership on the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Board.
Chamber CEO Leah Poole commended Councilman Patel as well by saying, “This is a wonderful accomplishment, and we are so proud of our Chamber members who show their dedication to our county through continued service.”
Mayor Hawkins added, “Mr. Patel will be a great asset to the Flemington City Council, his education and strong business background make him someone who will help lead us into the future.”
With the addition of the new Council Member, the City of Flemington hopes to continue preserving the heritage of its town and promoting growth and prosperity within the business and tourism sectors.