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Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce presents annual awards


News Staff - April 10, 2019

STURGIS — A city employee received the highest recognition presented by the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce during its annual banquet and awards ceremonies.

The Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce  honored individuals and businesses for a commitment to the 141-year-old community, whether through volunteering, sponsorships or becoming a part of the city’s growing number of storefront businesses and annual events.

City Manager Daniel Ainslie received the Key City Award, the chamber’s highest award.
Other recognition was presented to:
Community Pride Award - Downtown Sturgis Foundation

Employee of the Year - Lisa Katzenstein, City of Sturgis human resources coordinator

Employer of the Year - Scott Peterson Motors

Community Volunteer of the Year - Lisa Urbaniak, volunteer with Crisis Intervention Shelter Service and My Cisster’s Closet

Customer Service Excellence Award - First Interstate Bank

Retail Business of the Year - Grocery Mart

Service Business of the Year - Sturgis Kiwanis Food Pantry

Hospitality Business of the Year - Willie Whelchel - Baymont Inn & Suites

Manufacturing Business of the Year - Legend Suspensions

Sponsor of the Year - Black Hills Energy

Veronica Grosek, executive director of the chamber, spoke during the annual event, reviewing the 2018 year in Sturgis and giving those attending a look into 2019.

The director shared the Chamber’s objectives, noting priorities that  include increasing transparency and collaboration with members, promoting Sturgis as a year-long tourist destination, reviewing member services and increasing the value of membership in the chamber and evaluating chamber events and making strategic improvements. 

See more on the Sturgis Chamber of Commerce and upcoming community events at https://www.sturgisareachamber.com/

 



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