• The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce Foundation is pleased to announce the nominees for the 8th annual Community Awards. The Chamber Winter Gala Community Award Celebration will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024, at the JX Event Center from 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm. Winners will be announced live at the event, during the evening program at 7:00 p.m.

    Step right up and Join us for an unforgettable evening of circus-themed enchantment at the annual Greater Stillwater Chamber Gala, where we celebrate our community's outstanding achievers at the Community Award Celebration. Expect thrilling performances, whimsical decor, and a night under the ‘big top’ that you won't soon forget!

    “The annual Chamber Gala is an opportunity to bring our community together, recognize community leaders & celebrate!” states Chamber Executive Director Robin Anthony, “An evening to honor our community with our annual Community Awards.”

    And the nominees are……

    Chamber Ambassador of the Year:

    • Jen Rogness
    • Jill Smith
    • Kim Wilson 
    • Margie Schmid
    • Michele Hanson

    Behind the Badge:

    • Chief Dustin Kalis
    • Officer Stephen Papke

    Educator of the Year:

    • Heidi Howe
    • Madison Davis
    • Matt Fosse 
    • Shannon Foster Borchardt

    Large Business of the Year:

    • Acapulco Restaurant
    • Smart Start Child Care

    Non Profit of the Year:

    • 21 Roots Farm
    • EVOLVE Family Services
    • Limitless Cycling
    • Summer Tuesday    

    Service with a Smalley:

    • Leo’s Grill & Malt Shop
    • Matchstick
    • Stillwater Proper

    Small Business of the Year: 

    • Big Red Dog Studios
    • Blue Belle Hair Salon
    • Chiroway- Dr. Chloe Thorpe
    • Edward Jones- Cody Uhrhammer
    • La Vie Est Belle Gift Shop
    • Lead Sheep Productions
    • Mabel's Ice Cream and Coffee Shop
    • Peachiie Marketing
    • The Nest Clinic

    Volunteer of the Year:

    • Chad Rogness
    • Christina Arndt
    • Cory Buettner
    • Dan Stoffer
    • David Junker
    • Lois Conn
    • Molly Brendmoen
    • Nicole Bartelt
    • Sara Jespersen
    • Tom Triplett

    The Chamber Gala is open to the public, and we invite you to support the Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce Foundation and celebrate our community at the prestigious Winter Gala Community Award Celebration 2024, on Friday, March 1st, 5:30-10:00 p.m. More details and registration can be found at the Chamber's website


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