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Chamber Banquet Is February 25

By Staff | Feb 8, 2011

Emmetsburg’s Citizen of the Year will be announced at the Chamber of Commerce Banquet. The annual banquet will be held Friday, Feb. 25, at the Wild Rose Casino Ballroom.

The 2011 Charles A. Hughes Citizen of the Year award is just one of the awards to be presented. There are two new, Chamber nominated awards that will also be presented.

The “Citizen of the Year” is awarded to an individual who has shown dedicated service to the community of Emmetsburg. This individual does not have to be a Chamber member. Deadline to submit nominations has been extended to Monday, Feb. 14.

The 2011 Chamber Catalyst Award and the 2011 Chamber Volunteer of the Year are new awards.

2011 Chamber Catalyst Award This prestigious award celebrates the “inspiration, charity, wisdom, leader-by-example and breath of life” of a chamber member. This award acknowledges and honors this exemplary level of commitment to the community of Emmetsburg. This award is Chamber nominated and Chamber chosen.

2011 Chamber Volunteer of the Year This individual, either independent or associated with a member business, has donated large amounts of their time and talents in service to the Chamber of Commerce.

Reservations for the Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet should be made no later than Monday, Feb. 21. Entertainment at the Feb. 25 event begins at 6 p.m. The pork loin meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. with a dessert and coffee bar following the program.

Contact the Chamber by mail, 1121 Broadway, Emmetsburg, IA 50536; e-mail eburgchamber@kemb.org; or telephone 712-852-2098.