Chamber Recognition


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Chamber Recognition

Ambassador of the Year
This award is given to the individual from the chamber’s Ambassador committee who has done the most to gain new members, activate members and retain existing members.

2017 recipient is Wayne Seely, Visual Horizons

Board Member of the Year
This award symbolizes a Board member that has gone above and beyond and has been an inspiration to others on the Board.

2017 Recipient is Mike Mrachek, Epic Cycle and Fitness

“Chapters” Stories of the Wise, Witty & Wonderful
This award honors 10 individuals who have contributed much to the community either through their work accomplishments, volunteerism, mentoring of others or as a builder of families.

2016 recipients were: Ben Beaman, Linda Beaman, Arlyn Booth, Ed Curry, Donna-Marie Gazdziak, Mary Ellen Heelan, Carol Heuer, Verne Jobst, Henry Kenyon, Heather Moscinski,  Tim Stewart, Pat Wirtz.

Fiesta Days Parade Marshal
This award is given to the individual who has made a significant contribution to the McHenry Area by their volunteerism or provided inspiration that has sparked others to become intensely involved in efforts to assist the community.

2017 recipient is Sue Meyer, former Mayor of McHenry

Frank E. Low
This award is the Chamber’s highest honor accorded to an individual for distinguished community service.

2017 recipient is John Huemann, Huemann Water Conditioning

Joe Thome
This award is given to the individual who goes above and beyond to assist with Fiesta Days.

2017 recipients is Lisa Cowger, Palmarium Home Inspections

WINGs “Woman of Accomplishment”
This award is given in honor a woman who serves as an example for other professional women.

2017 recipient is Lisa Cowger, Palmarium Home Inspections

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