2018 Annual Awards & Banquet

 

As the largest organization representing Spearfish business, it is with honor that the Spearfish Chamber Board of Directors are able to award excellence by recognizing outstanding business and community accomplishments and achievements.

Award presenters Spearfish Chamber Executive Board: Angie Black, Spearfish Holiday Inn Convention Center, Chair, Jenni Tucker, Help-U-Rent, Black Hills Blinds, Black Hills Vacation Homes, Vice-Chair, and Kelsie Darling, Quik Signs, Past Chair.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement, Larry Vietz, former President of Spearfish Regional Hospital. Accepting the award, Marsha Olson, Finance Director/Controller and Karyla Dahl, Executive Assistant to the President.

The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to a business or individual that has supported Spearfish for over twenty years, continually advancing the community through dedication, vision, and donations. Read more about Vietz here. 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Barb Cline, Executive Director, Prarie Hills Transit receives Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to a business or individual that has supported Spearfish for over twenty years, continually advancing the community through dedication, vision, and donations. More information on Cline here. 

Micropolitan Award

Black Hills Food Hub, Dr. Rachel Headley, Sustainability Coordinator Petrika Peters, and unpictured, Food Hub Manager Jessica Stori.

A member business that positively enhances the Spearfish community through service, innovation, and expansion, striving to keep Spearfish moving forward. More information on Black Hills Food Hub here. 

Young Professional of the Year

Jennifer Jungwirth, Student Teacher, Spearfish Middle School.

An individual who has effective leadership skills, believes in professional development and demonstrates strong networking skills for ongoing growth and impact for themselves and for our community. More information on Jungwirth here.

Beautification Award

Qdoba Mexican Eats and City Brew, Joe Conklin, Co-Owner. Not pictured Co-Owner Traci Barkey.

The Business Beautification Award was created to acknowledge and thank a Chamber Member business that has gone above and beyond in making our community visually appealing to our current and potential residents, as well as our visitors. More information on Qdoba and City Brew here.

Spirit of Spearfish

 

Beth Benning, formally City of Spearfish. She will be properly recognized when she returns from Key West.

Given to an individual that lives and breathes Spearfish, who goes above and beyond serving the community and whose overall contributions better our community. More information on Benning click here.