We had a record crowd on hand for this year’s event with over 150 in attendance!
neXt Chair Jared Voge (left) and neXt Past Chair Jay Halliday (right) preform a Weekend Update Skit
Chamber President Ken Warner addresses the crowd and thanks them for their attendance
138 – Members in attendance represented 73 businesses and organizations!
Chamber Board Chair Brad Hanson (left) and WLACC President Ken Warner present this year’s Emerging Young Leader Award to Melissa Sorenson (Jennie-O Turkey Store)
WLACC President Ken Warner (left) and Chamber Board Chair Brad Hanson (right) present Joanna Schrupp (MinnWest Technology Campus) with the 2015 MILO Award
WLACC President Ken Warner (left) and Chamber Board Chair Brad Hanson (right) present Dr. Dale Lauer (MN Poultry Testing Laboratory) with the 2015 Exemplary Leadership Award
Recipients of the 2015 Membership Milestone Awards were on hand – pictured here are Stan and Grace Rytel receving their 20 Year Milestone award from members of our Diplomats Committee (L to R: Jon Schmidt, Grace Rytel (Owner), Stan Rytel (Owner), Tim Johnson, Dean Bouta and Brittany VanDerBill
Retiring Board of Directors receive their caricatures as a “Thank You” for their service to the Chamber. L to R is Jeanne Ashburn (Edward Jones), Randy Czarnetzki (Hardware Hank Express) and Bert Hansen (Hansen Advertising)
Award winners posing together for a photo. L to R: Dr. Dale Lauer (2015 Exemplary Leadership Award), Joanna Schrupp (2015 MILO Award) and Melissa Sorenson (2015 Young Emerging Leader Award)