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Chamber Holds Annual Awards Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


The Washington Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards dinner last night and everyone in attendance heard from keynote speaker, Director of Iowa Economic Development Authority, Debi Durham.  [simage=3094,400,n,center]

During the address, Durham spoke about the goals of Governor Branstad’s rural growth agenda.

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The highlight of the evening was the awards presented by Main Street Washington and the Washington Chamber.  The different awards were to highlight the different businesses and individuals hard work that was put in during the last year.

The dinner was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Washington.


Main Street Washington’s Volunteer of the Year– Judy McCowan

Main Street Washington’s Business Success Story – McDonald’s

Main Street Washington’s Business Associate of the Year – Lion’s club

Main Street Washington’s Best Building Renovation 2011 – Insurance on the Avenue/Ann Williams

Washington Chamber’s 2011 Chamber Board President – Chuck Underhill

Washington Chamber’s 2011 Business of the Year – Hamakua Place

Washington Chamber’s 2011 Citizen of the Year – Bonnie Boshart

Washington Chamber’s 2011 Community Service Award – Craig Rembold