For the City Times
The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting and award last week.
“The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone for joining us to celebrate the 69th Annual Meeting & Awards event this past Thursday, February 9th.” said Kerry Krambeer, in a Heart of Wisconsin press release.
The chamber awarded local businesses and residents for making an impact in the Wisconsin Rapids community last year.
“We are fortunate at the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce to have such great support from all of the community,” said Krambeer. “Last Thursday, we celebrated people, businesses, organizations, and the work of the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce. With this said, I would like to congratulate the 2016 award recipients.”
Below are the 2016 award winners:
Ambassador of the Year – Max Daven
Sponsored by: WoodTrust Bank
Community Spirit – The Jigsaw Run (Heather & Tim McKellips) and A Smile from Lacey (Doris Laskowski)
Sponsored by: Marshfield Clinic & Mariani Packing Company
Shining Star of the Year – Aqua Skiers
Sponsored by: Arti Gras & Wisconsin Rapids Community Theatre
Citizen of the Year – Maggie Muleski
Sponsored by: Wisconsin Rapids Area CVB
Entrepreneur/Developer of the Year – Blu Play Cafe
Sponsored by: Mid-State Technical College
Innovative Business of the Year – Mid-State Technical College
Sponsored by: S.C. Swiderski, LLC
Business of the Year – Aspirus Riverview Hospital
Sponsored by: Corenso North America
Chamber Champion of the Year – Shannon Buss
Sponsored by: Town of Rome