Annual Dinner

Annual Dinner

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2022 Award Recipients

Stephen Decatur Award –Terry Baker

Large Business Award –Galley Restaurant

Small Business Award –Pyxie Lane Boutique

President's Award -Dean Fuelling

The Chamber 2022 Annual Meeting and Dinner was held at the Knights of Columbus on Thursday, April 21, 2022.  Craig Coshow served as Master of Ceremonies and conducted the business portion of the meeting. Special Thanks to John Kintz for the "Game of War", releasing the tables for dinner.

In the business portion, the members affirmed the 2022 Chamber board of directors and officers. They are: Dane Wheeler (Adams Memorial Hospital), president; Ron Storey (Kelley Automotive), past president; Penny Parrish (First Bank of Berne), Treasurer; Blake Fuelling (Bunge North America), VP of Industrial;  Joel Massoth (Decatur Package Liquor), VP of retail; and  Dean Fuelling (First Merchants Bank), VP of Professional. Board Members are: Pam Bergdall (Bear's Den Embroidery & More); Greg Farmer (Walmart); Blake Fuelling (Bunge North America); Coni Mayer (Adams County Community Foundation);  Colton Bickel (Adams Co Economic Development Corp); Kim Hiatt (North Adams Community Schools); Adam Lengerich (Lengerich Chiropractic);  Dan Rickord, Mayor, (City of Decatur); Teresa Betz (McDonalds); Danny Porter (Thunderbird Products); Louise Ray (Don Ray Drive-a-Way);  and Wylie Sirk  (Decatur Main Street).

Dane Wheeler presented the 2022 President’s Award to Dean Fuelling for outstanding service to the Chamber.  The 2022 Large Business Award was presented to the Galley Restaurant and the 2022 Small Business Award was presented to Pyxie Lane Boutique.  Terry Baker received the 2022 Stephen Decatur Award.

Special Thanks to The Annual Dinner Committee:

Penny Parrish, Becky Cochran, Mara Gerke &Amber Lengacher.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
John Kintz passed out large cards and played a 'Game of War' to release the attendees by table.

John Kintz passed out large cards and played a 'Game of War' to release the attendees by table.

The 2021 Large Business Award went to North Adams Community Schools. Kim Hiatt is receiving the award from Wylie Sirk.

The 2021 Large Business Award went to North Adams Community Schools. Kim Hiatt is receiving the award from Wylie Sirk.

The 2021 Small Business Award went to Miller, Burry & Brown, Attorneys. The partners are shown here accepting the award from Penny Parrish

The 2021 Small Business Award went to Miller, Burry & Brown, Attorneys. The partners are shown here accepting the award from Penny Parrish

The 2021 Stephen Decatur recipient, Tim Baker, is shown here with his family with the Stephen Decatur hat.

The 2021 Stephen Decatur recipient, Tim Baker, is shown here with his family with the Stephen Decatur hat.

The 2021 Presidents Award went to Wylie Sirk, shown receiving his award from Dane Wheeler

The 2021 Presidents Award went to Wylie Sirk, shown receiving his award from Dane Wheeler

Tim Baker, the 2022 Stephen Decatur award, is shown receiving his award from Coni Mayer

Tim Baker, the 2022 Stephen Decatur award, is shown receiving his award from Coni Mayer

Coni Mayer with Stephen Decatur Recipient - Terry Baker 2022

Coni Mayer with Stephen Decatur Recipient - Terry Baker 2022

Mayor Rickord with Greg Myers - The Galley 2022 large business Award

Mayor Rickord with Greg Myers - The Galley 2022 large business Award

Penny with Small Business Recipient

Penny with Small Business Recipient

Stephen Decatur Table

Stephen Decatur Table

Tim & Terry Baker

Tim & Terry Baker

President's Award - Dean Fuelling 2022

President's Award - Dean Fuelling 2022