OCONOMOWOC — The Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce
Annual Awards recognize excellence in business,
leadership and community service. The nomination period
for the 2014 Awards runs through Aug. 29.
All of this year’s winners will be recognized at the
Chamber’s Annual Dinner & Awards Celebration on Nov. 6
at the Golden Mast. This event is open to the public and
reservations can be made by contacting the Chamber at
Nominations are being accepted in the following
categories: Business of the Year: This award recognizes
the success and contributions of a for-profit business
member of the Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce. Past
recipients include Pagenkopf Funeral Home, First Bank
Financial Centre, Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc., Fox Bros.
Piggly Wiggly, Target Distribution Center and Pat’s
Heating and Air Conditioning.
Citizen of the Year: This award recognizes an
Oconomowoc-area resident who has made outstanding
contributions to the community. Past recipients include
Mike Herro, Don Wiemer, Hilton Neal, John J. Koehn,
Florence and Richard Whalen, Jalane Sauer and Pam
Green Business of the Year: This award recognizes a
local business that is committed to sustainable business
practices. Past recipients include Brennan’s Market,
Sentry Equipment Corporation, Watertown Budget Print and
Not-for-Profit Organization: This award recognizes an
outstanding Oconomowoc-area nonprofit service or
community service organization. Past recipients include
American Legion Post #91, Oconomowoc Public Education
Foundation, Oconomowoc Junior Woman’s Club, Oconomowoc
Rotary and Greener Oconomowoc.
Women in Business Leadership Award: Established in 2012,
this award recognizes a woman who demonstrates
excellence in her professional accomplishments, serves
and contributes to her community in a meaningful way,
and makes valuable contributions toward the advancement
of women within their business or profession. Past
recipients are Paula Jacobs and Diane Gard.
Details and the general nomination form can be found on
the Chamber’s website at
www.oconomowoc.org under the events tab.