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Bowers, Redeker’s, Diva Inside recognized at Chamber Annual Meeting

Posted on 07 March 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, IA – The Boone County Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting at the Fareway Educational Center on Tuesday.

Chamber President Jamie Williams called the meeting to order and presented the financial condition of the Chamber.  Williams reported the Chamber improved its net assets from the beginning of 2016 through the end of year figures.

Executive Director Kurt Phillips recognized outgoing Chamber Directors Zach Weisbrod, Jeremy Pritchard, Chad Houston.  Craig Downs, whose term did come to an end in 2016, has re-upped for another term on the board.

Outgoing directors Jeremy Pritchard and Zach Weisbrod, with 2017 Chamber President Jamie Williams.









Phillips also acknowledged sitting board members Michelle Kelly, Tracy Van Sickle, Bill Gebhart, Fred French, Wayne Lamoureux, Holly Larson, Mark Schneider, Amy Landas, Doug Lau and Perry Overton.


Williams took the floor to announce winners of the 2016’s special honors and awards.


Fenner H. Stevenson Volunteer of the Year Award winners: Joe and Linda Bowers. The Bowers dedicate countless hours to the Pufferbilly Days festival









Entrepreneur of the Year: Jodi Hamilton of The Diva Inside. Jodi has taken her business from an idea at the kitchen table to a newly opened store front on Story Street









Business/Industry of the Year:  Redekers Furniture.  Mike Redeker accepted the award for the four generation family business.  Redekers recently invested in a huge showroom/store in Boone County.










The keynote speaker was Tiffany Tauscheck of the Greater Des Moines Partnership.

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