Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting was held on Wednesday January 23rd at the Woodfire Grill. The event began with a Social hour which was followed by the business meeting and concluded with the Annual Awards Presentations.
The business meeting included a review of the annual Chamber events. Special thanks was extended to those planning the events, volunteers, sponsors, and attendees. New members elected to the board are Rob Warbis and Jill Anderson. Outgoing board member is Cody Jorgenson who served on the board from 2005 through 2012. The 2013 budget was approved. An increase in dues for 2014 were mentioned. The last increase in dues was prior to 2002. Since dues are set in the by-laws any proposed changes in dues structure would require amending the by-laws.
The awards presentation included introducing each nominee, presenting each with a certificate and sharing information as written on the nominations. 27 total nominations were received. Winners which had been chosen earlier by a committee include: Business Person of the Year - the Kennedy Family Mike, Kathy, Kyle & Stephanie; Volunteer of the Year - Bob Hall; Medical Services Provider of the Year - Alice Seamands; Educator of the Year - Cindy Arndorfer; Pioneer Business - Lodgepole Store & Propane; Youth Employee of the Year - Brandi Kaitfors; Partner in Community Pride - KNDC Nolan Dix; Agri-Business of the Year - Alliance Ag Coop; Ag Producer of the Year - Eagle Nest Ranch Darrell, Jeanne, Wade & Lisa Henderson.
Outgoing Board Member, Cody Jorgenson received his plaque for service from 2005 thru 2012 from 2013 Hettinger Area Chamber of Commerce President Liz Hallen.
Chosen as Vice President at the February Board meeting was Rochelle Shirek.
Pictures courtesy of Adams County Record