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  • 2024 Chamber Winter Gala 
    Community Award Celebration

    2024 Community Award Winners (left to right, front): Acapulco Restaurant (Large Business);
    Summer Tuesdays (Non-profit); Nicole Bartelt (Volunteer); Leo's Grill & Malt Shop (Service with a Smalley)

    (left to right, back) Robin Anthony, Chamber President; Matt Fosse  (Educator); Dustin Kallis (Behind the Badge); Jen Rogness (Chamber Ambassador); and Mabel's Ice Cream & Coffee Shop (Small Business).

    Save the Date for the 2025 Chamber Gala~March 14, 2025!


  • Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind event that promises to be the "Greatest Winter Gala on Earth."
    Celebrate the community with the Greater Stillwater Chamber on Friday, March 1 - It will be a night to remember!

    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!

    Friday evening, March 1, 2024
    5:30 pm – 10:00 pm   ∼   JX Event Center


    SPONSOR the 2024 Chamber Gala & Community Award Celebration!
    Reserve Sponsorship
    ONLINE or complete FORM.

    • Community Awards: The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce is proud to honor those who contribute to building our business and community. Awards will be presented in eight categories, including Outstanding businesses and leaders (large & small), Educator, Chamber Ambassador, Community Volunteer, Community Hero, Non-profit organization, and Service with a Smalley award!

    • Fundraising Activities: Get ready for a night of fundraising fun, featuring LIVE Auction Items, Raffles, a Wine Pull, and a Gift Card Tree!

    • Entertainment: Our evening Emcee and Live Auctioneer, Miss Shannan Paul, will keep the excitement going throughout the event. 

    • Sponsorship Opportunities: You can support the event by sponsoring the 2024 Chamber Gala & Community Award Celebration. You can reserve your sponsorship online.

    • Open to the Public: This event is open to everyone in the community. We encourage you to embrace the theme and dress in cocktail or circus-themed attire to add to the excitement of the night.

    This fundraising event is brought to you by the Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce Foundation

    View highlights from the 2024 Gala, please enjoy the video produced by Lead Sheep Productions.


  • 2024 Community Award Nominees

    Chamber Ambassador of the Year:
    Jen Rogness WINNER!
    Jill Smith
    Kim Wilson 

    Margie Schmid
    Michele Hanson
    Behind the Badge:
    Chief Dustin Kalis WINNER!
    Officer Stephen Papke
    Educator of the Year:
    Heidi Howe
    Madison Davis
    Matt Fosse WINNER!
    Shannon Foster Borchardt
    Large Business of the Year:
    Acapulco Restaurant WINNER!
    Smart Start Child Care
    Non Profit of the Year:
    21 Roots Farm
    EVOLVE Family Services
    Limitless Cycling

    Summer Tuesdays WINNER!    
    Service with a Smalley:
    Leo’s Grill & Malt Shop WINNER!
    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 WINNER!
    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 WINNER!
    Sara Jespersen
    Tom Triplett

    2023 Community Award Winners

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