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Top: Chamber Past President Tori Gengenbach, right, presented the Grant Lions Club the Outstanding Organization of the Year award at their meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 25

Gengenbach presents the Outstanding Business of the Year award to Dale Johnson of Thrivent Financial

New Chamber President Andrea Brueggeman and Treasurer Dawnya Dreiling present Gengenbach with the Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year award

Elections for Perkins County Chamber officers and board members were held at the December meeting. Those elected accepted their positions at the annual chamber banquet on Wednesday evening, Jan. 25 at the senior center. Front row (l-r): Justin Coats, board member; Michelle Ross, secretary; Jamie Picquet, newly elected vice-president; Tori Gengenbach, outgoing president. Back row: Jeff Wallin, board member; Tawna Holmstedt, board member; Dawnya Dreiling, treasurer; Tonia Franklin, newly elected board member; Andrea Brueggeman, newly elected president. 

Awards presented at annual chamber banquet

By Brooke Pankonin

Grant Tribune Sentinel

Perkins County Chamber members gathered at the annual banquet on Wednesday, Jan. 25 to review the year, install new officers and board members, and present three deserving awards. 

Officers and Board Members

Andrea Brueggeman replaced Tori Gengenbach as president, Jamie Picquet replaced Brueggeman as vice-president, and Michelle Ross and Dawnya Dreiling will remain as secretary and treasurer respectively. New board member Tonia Franklin replaced Jamie Picquet, and Justin Coats, Jeff Wallin and Tawna Holmstedt retained their positions on the board.

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