JAMES V. HERRICK RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

                       

                        James Herrick, D.D.S. was recognized as the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award,  at the Fall Meeting on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at the                   Austin Country Club.  Seven members were also elected to the Board; Jana Gray, Austin Daily Herald; Taggert Medgaarden, Cedar Valley
                        Services, Inc.; Doug Nuckolls, First Farmers & Merchants Bank; Jackie Bumgardner, Games People Play; Dan Goshorn, Hy-Vee Food
                        Store; Nan Hanegraaf, Bremer Bank; and Clint Walters, Hormel Foods Corporation.
 



JEFF ANDERSON WINS INTERNATIONAL AWARD


                        Jeff Anderson, CM, AICA, owner of Anderson Memorials was the top winner of the design competition at the American Institute of

                        Commemorative Art (AICA) conference in Banff, Alberta, Canada, recently.  Jeff won the top prize for the Anderson Monument, located in

                        Oakwood Cemetary, Rochester, MN.                                                      




REACH NEW RESIDENTS


                        The fourth edition pf the Chamber's community profile magazine, Someplace Special, will be published in Spring 2018.  This full-color, high-

                        quality magazine showcases our community and will be available in both print and e-book editions, offering advertisers a great opportunity

                        to reach out to new and prospective residents.  The electronic version even will allow for a direct link from your ad to your website!  To learn

                        more about how you can promote your business to new residents in this community publication, contact the Chamber office at

                        507-437-4561 or email to sandy@austincoc.com or kristen@austincoc.com.  Advertising is limited to Chamber members only.




AMBASSADORS ADOPT A HIGHWAY


                        Chamber Ambassadors got together to clean their portion of Interstate 90, just west of Austin, as part of the Adopt a Highway program.

                        Ambassadors will clean the two-mile stretch twice annually.



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