Chamber Members: We want to hear from you!
Click this link to make your nominations for our 2017 Chamber Annual Awards.
Categories include Business of the Year, Education Partner of the Year, North Iowa Service Award, and the Larry Luker Volunteer of the Year Award.
Business of the Year Award
A nominee(s) for this award shall demonstrate outstanding service in a professional field while striving for improvement to the community, above and beyond their normal responsibility.
Business of the Year past winners include:
2008 Clear Lake Arts Center
2009 Custom Pro AV
2010 Surf Ballroom
2011 Larson's Mercantile
2012 Woodford Lumber & Home
2013 Lyla's Boutique
2015 BE Wellness
2016 Clear Lake Bank & Trust
Education Partner Award
A nominee(s) for this award shall possess a consistent record of support of education. A nominee keeps education, and thereby the future of our community, in the forefront of their minds. Nominees may be an organization or individual and may come from either business or education communities.
Education Partner of the Year past winners include:
2009 Dwight Pierson
2010 David Knoll
2011 Kim Quintus
2012 Blake Lobdell (posthumously)
2013 Beth Ann Schumacher
2014 Clear Lake Historical Society & H. Duesenberg
2015 Mike Barkley
2016 Clear Lake Autism Center / Christina & Grant Maulsby
North Iowa Service Award
A nominee(s) for this award may reside in any community in North Iowa and show unselfish giving of service and dedication to promote and improve the living, business, industrial and economic conditions of North Iowa without regard for or intention of personal gain.
North Iowa Service Award past winners include:
2010 Mayor Bob Wolfram / Mayor Roger Bang
2011 Shane Cooney
2012 Steve & Vicki Sukup
2013 Vicky Snyder
2014 Nelson Crabb
2015 Clear Lake Farmers Market
2016 Chyrl Bergvig
Larry Luker Volunteer of the Year Award A nominee(s) for this award shall possess an unselfish record of community service and volunteerism while striving for improvement to the community or some segment of the community, above and beyond their normal responsibility.
Larry Luker Volunteer of the Year Award past winners:
2008 Libbey Hohn
2009 Alice Hanley
2010 Al Ashland
2011 Clear Lake RAGBRAI Committee / Diane Thompson, Chair
2012 Becky Frieden
2013 Todd Luker
2014 Farmer's State Bank
2015 Deb Tesar
2016 Denni Sue Erickson