Annual Dinner

Annual Dinner

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Our Partners

2017 Award Recipients

Stephen Decatur Award – David Haggard

Large Business Award – Manley Meats

Small Business Award – WZBD Radio

President's Award - Joel Massoth

The Chamber 2017 Annual Meeting and Dinner will held at the Knights of Columbus on Thursday, February 15, 2018.  John Kintz will serve as Master of Ceremonies and Chamber President  Mike Downey (CenturyLink) conducted the business portion of the meeting.

In the business portion the members affirmed the 2018 Chamber board of directors and officers.  They are: Dane Wheeler (Adams Memorial Hospital), president; , Mike Downey (retired) past president; Penny Parrish (First Bank of Berne), Treasurer; Mariea Moreland (Gold Shield); VP of Industrial;  Joel Massoth (Decatur Package Liquor);VP of retail; and  Dean Fuelling (First Merchants Bank); VP of Professional.  Board Members are Kelly Ehinger (Adams Public Library System); Pam Bergdall (Bear's Den Embroidery & More); Greg Farmer (Walmart); Todd Kolter (Bunge North America); Brent Lehman (North Adams Community Schools); Adam Lengerich (Lengerich Chiropractic); Trevor Hobbs (Adams Co Economic Development Corp); Ken Meyer, Mayor (City of Decatur); Sarah Porter (Thunderbird Products) SueAnn Reynolds (Family LifeCare); Ron Storey (Kelley Chevrolet, Buick, Ford); Steve Vachon (Kelly Chevrolet, Buick, Ford); and Mark Zurcher (Zurcher Tire).

President Dane Wheeler presented the President’s Award to Joel Massoth for outstanding service to the Chamber.  The Large Business Award was presented to Manley Meats and the Small Business Award was presented to WZBD Radio.  David Haggard received the Stephen Decatur Award.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Craig Coshow presenting Dave Haggard the 2017 Stephen Decatur Award.

Craig Coshow presenting Dave Haggard the 2017 Stephen Decatur Award.

Mara Gerke presenting WZBD with the Small Business Award to Al Converset, Rob Weaver, and Tony Giltner

Mara Gerke presenting WZBD with the Small Business Award to Al Converset, Rob Weaver, and Tony Giltner

Chamber President Dane Wheeler presents Joel Massoth with the Presidents Award

Chamber President Dane Wheeler presents Joel Massoth with the Presidents Award

Penny Parrish presents the Large Business Award to Roger Manley, Ron Manley, Marilyn Geyer & Steve Manley of Manley Meats

Penny Parrish presents the Large Business Award to Roger Manley, Ron Manley, Marilyn Geyer & Steve Manley of Manley Meats

Master of Ceremonies John Kintz presents the Captains hat to Dane Wheeler Board President of the Decatur Chamber of Commerce.

Master of Ceremonies John Kintz presents the Captains hat to Dane Wheeler Board President of the Decatur Chamber of Commerce.

John Kintz Thought the Stephen Decatur Award was going to his good friend  Dave Haggis

John Kintz Thought the Stephen Decatur Award was going to his good friend Dave Haggis

Dave Haggard getting a laugh from the misunderstanding

Dave Haggard getting a laugh from the misunderstanding

Dave Kohne impersonating Dave Haggard.

Dave Kohne impersonating Dave Haggard.

Dave Haggard Proudly Wearing His Award

Dave Haggard Proudly Wearing His Award