Winners were announced at the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce’s 16th Annual Community Champions Awards Luncheon on March 9th.
Emerging Leader – Rachel Dix
Entrepreneur of the Year – Carly Pochop
George – Michael Herman
STAR (Students Taking Active Responsibility) – Holgate Middle School WEB (WelcomeEveryBody)
ViTality – Brown County Fair Board
Woman of Spirit – Janet Hedges
Aberdeen Area Family Business of the Year – Jensen Rock & Sand
Military & Veteran Awards
- Officer of the Year – First Lt. Michael J. Hill
- Rich Kezar Veteran of Armed Services – Chris Reder
All awards are sponsored by the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce except the Aberdeen Area Family Business of the Year, which is sponsored by Prairie Family Business Association. The luncheon, hosted by the Chamber’s Ambassador Committee and sponsored by Prairie Family Business Association, recognizes volunteer leaders and organizations within Aberdeen and from around the region.