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And The Nominees Are…

We’re celebrating 2019 and dialing up our dreams for 2020 in Valley County during the Annual Celebration on Friday, February 7, 2020!

All are invited for an evening of food, entertainment and celebrating the great people and places of Valley County. Winners of the Ord Area Chamber, Valley County Economic Development and Valley County Community Foundation Fund annual awards will also be presented during the event.

Purchase tickets on ShopOrd.com!

Get the full list of nominees below…

The nominees are…

PARTNER IN PROGRESS
Presented by the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce.
This individual has made notable contributions to the community throughout the past year with their entrepreneurial efforts and leadership. They actively participate and have dedicated their time to help with Chamber projects.

Anderson Pharmacy
Dr. Dale Karre
Amos Lange
Amber Mentzer
Riverside Physical Therapy
Viaero Wireless

RISING STAR AWARD
Presented by the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce.
This award recognizes a business that has been established within the past five years. This could also include a business that has experienced a transition of ownership or pursued a new venture within this time period. They contribute to the community and actively participate in the Chamber.

Ace Hardware
The Boardroom
CinTrese Boutique
Loup Valley Dental
On the Fringe
Roy’s Place

INTERACTIVE MEDIA AND/OR WEBSITE AWARD
Presented by the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce.
This award is to recognize a business that has created an interactive website(s) or social media site(s) to improve their business and/or has been an active user of www.ShopOrd.com.

Mariposa – Design – Events
Misko Sports
On The Fringe
Ord Memorial Chapel
Ord Public Schools
Route 83 Boutique
Scratchtown Brewing Company

BRIDGE BUILDER AWARD
Presented by Valley County Economic Development.
This individual has made notable contributions to our community and encourages partnerships and collaboration to achieve economic growth for the greater good of Valley County.

Megan Cargill
Kristina Foth
Jessica Piskorski
Caleb Pollard
Crystal Ramm
Aaron Snyder & Heather Nebesniak

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & IMPROVEMENT AWARD
Presented by Valley County Economic Development.
This award is to recognize a project that has helped to improve Valley County and/or benefit Valley County residents. Please indicate the individual(s) or organization(s) responsible for the success of this project.

Auble’s Pond / Dane Creek Cleanup Group
Bubble’s Daycare
FROG Class
National Night Out: Ord Police Department & Ord Area Chamber
Ord Aquatic Center
Second Hand Rose
SynoVation Valley Leadership Academy
Valley County Community Foundation Fund & The Golden Husk Theatre
Village of Arcadia Elected Officials & Staff

EXCELLENCE IN AGRIBUSINESS
Presented by Valley County Economic Development.
This award is to recognize a business or individual for their service and dedication to agriculture as a producer or an agriculture related service business.

Cargill, Inc.
Dave Ference & Johnny Ference
Cody Freouf
Loup Valley Ag Society
Loup Valley Hops
Orscheln Farm & Home
Simply Sunflower
Zangger Popcorn Hybrids

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD
Presented by the Valley County Community Foundation Fund.
This award recognizes an outstanding individual or organization (teacher, EMT, police, etc.) which provides valuable public services to the people of Valley County.

Rich Cecetka
Home Health & Hospice at Valley County Health System
Mike Jackson
Colin Lansman
Kim Newquist
Ord Fire Department
Ord Post Office
Mitch Reineke
Jesse Rosberg
Kristi Rosberg
Steve Wolf

EXCEPTIONAL YOUNG CITIZEN 
Presented by the Valley County Community Foundation Fund.
This individual is 18 years old or younger and has made notable contributions of time and talent to their school, community and Valley County.

Makenna Bogus
T.J. Kittle
Anna Olson & Caleb Olson
Kloe Severance
Cooper Sheets

DYNAMIC YOUNG COMMUNITY LEADER
Presented by the Valley County Community Foundation Fund.
This person is 30 years old or younger and has made significant contributions as an emerging leader in their personal life, workplace and community.

Ryan Callan
Keenan Dobish
Melani Flynn
Jesse Rosberg
Chrisinda Schiedler
Karlee Severance

HIGH IMPACT ORGANIZATION 
Presented by the Valley County Community Foundation Fund.
This non-profit organization has demonstrated good stewardship of dollars and exhibits community impact and involvement for the betterment of Valley County.

Central Community College Foundation – Ord Learning Center
Cub & Boy Scouts
The Golden Husk
Second Hand Rose
Valley County Health System
Valley County Tourism

Nominees for the annual awards were submitted by Ord Area Chamber members, VCED sponsors and VCCFF donors. Congratulations to all of the nominees – your contributions to our community are greatly appreciated and it is a great honor to be recognized by fellow business owners, volunteers and leaders throughout Valley County.

Purchase your tickets for the event online! We look forward to celebrating with you!

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