• Annual Dinner & Installation Ceremony

  • Kicking off the new year, the Chamber hosts a celebratory installation of the new board members and officers accompanied by a business award presentation that recognizes the outstanding achievements of our Chamber members and community leaders.

    Event Date:  January 18 ,2019



    New Entrepreneur of the Year Nominees:  Pipkin Allstate Insurance, Uncle D's, Legacy 1878

    WINNER:  TIE!  Uncle D's & Legacy 1878  

    Small Business of the Year Award Nominees:  Ryan & Company Realtors, Silver Lotus Yoga, Wauconda Boat

    WINNER:  Wauconda Boat

    Large Business of the Year Award Nominees:  JJ Twig's, Middleton's on Main, Victor Ford

    WINNER:  Middleton's on Main:  

    Shining Star Award Nominees:  Brian Linning - Bark N'Town Pet Resort & Day Spa, Linda Starkey - Threads Boutique, Glenn Swanson - Wauconda Township

    WINNER:  Linda Starkey - Threads Boutique

    Chamber Cares Award Nominees:  Transfiguration Parish, Wauconda Township

    WINNER:  Wauconda Township

    Pinnacle Award Nominees:  Chuck Black, Chris Esvang, Joe Nichele

    WINNER:  Joe Nichele

    Lifetime Achievement Award Nominees:  Rosann Hansen, Mark Knigge, Glenn Starkey

    WINNER:  Mark Knigge




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