2019 Annual Awards & Banquet


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

Award presenters Spearfish Chamber Executive Board: Chair Jenni Tucker, Help-U-Rent, Black Hills Blinds, Black Hills Vacation Homes, Jenni Tucker Real Estate at VIP Properties, and Level, Vice-Chair Chris Davis, Northern Hils Training Center, &  Past Chair Angie Black, Spearfish Holiday Inn Convention Center.

Vic Uttke

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. Uttke’s daughters Kelly Kline & Vicki Furnish accepted his award on his behalf. Read more about Uttke here. 

Dr. Priscilla Romkema

Spirit of Spearfish

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 Romkema click here. 


High Moutain Outfitters

Micropolitan Award

A member business that positively enhances the Spearfish community through service, innovation, and expansion, striving to keep Spearfish moving forward. More information on High Mountain Outfitters & Justin Stephens here. 

Andrea Bakeberg

Young Professional of the Year

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 Bakeberg here.

The Plaza on Jackson & Main

Business Beautification Award

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 The Plaza on Jackson & Main & Ryan Wordeman here.