Chamber Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony

The Blue Earth Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the 70th Annual Banquet, Meeting and Red Carpet Award Ceremony on Monday January 17th at Hamilton Hall in Blue Earth. Social Hour begins at 5:30 p.m. , Dinner at 6:00 p.m. followed by the annual  meeting and award ceremonies. Along with the presentation of the 2010 Business of the Year to Hanson Auto and the prestigious Community Service Award to Mr. Rob Hammond of Blue Earth, this year’s banquet presents for the first time the “GG” Awards given for business excellence.

Following are the 2010 “GG” Award Nominees:

Customer Service: Breen’s, Lampert’s, Don’s Fleet

Innovative Marketing (Ad Campaign, promotion, or print): Juba’s (Juba’s Jabber), Frundt & Johnson (Printed materials for their 100 year Anniversary), Ankeny Furniture (Buy One Get One Free Recliner Sale)

Brand Recognition (logo/jingle): ONE Realty, TAFCO, City of Blue Earth

Web Design: BEVCOMM, Vossen Auto, UHD

Social Media/Networking: Michele’s Sales and Service, Armon Decorating, KBEW …(Facebook sites)

Donald Desky Award/Curb Appeal: Southern Minnesota Surgical, Faribault County Register, Gartzke’s Green House

Newsletter(print or electronic):Interfaith Caregivers, St. Luke’s Reflector, School Horizons

Best Special Event: Dikken’s Home for the Holiday’s, First Bank Ladies Tea, BIC’s Holiday Sampler on the Town

For more information about the banquet or if you are interested in attending please call the Blue Earth Area Chamber of Commerce at 507-526-2916 or email us at

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