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Annual Award Nominees

We’re celebrating the Valley County area on February 22, 2019 during the Annual Celebration! All of the award nominees and so many other great people and places in Valley County are helping to grow our living legacy for future generations.

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.

Winners will be announced on February 22 at the Annual Celebration. Purchase tickets on ShopOrd.com.

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.

Roy & Lisa Farrens
Hackel Construction
Amos Lange
Caleb Pollard
Becky Ries
Riverside Physical Therapy
Dan Vech
Matt Woodward

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.

CinTrese Boutique
Cornerstone Bank
The Golden Husk
Jubilee Events & Catering
Loup Valley Dental
Loup Valley Fitness
Mariposa-Design-Events
Normal Roasting Company
Ord Locker
Quiz Graphic Arts
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.

Anderson Pharmacy
Good Life Pharmacy
KNLV
Normal Roasting Company
Scratchtown Brewing Company
ShopOrd.com

SILVER CITIZEN AWARD
Presented by Valley County Economic Development.
This individual is at least 50 years old, has made notable contributions to our community and encourages partnerships and collaboration to achieve economic growth for the greater good of Valley County.

Bud & Betty Carlson
Helen Cullers
Dahn Hagge
Barb Johnson
Janet Jones
Paul Markowski
Dan Petska
Bob & Jean Stowell
Chuck Squier
Larry Waller

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.

Central Community College Ord Learning Center
Dahn Hagge
Greater Loup Valley Activities (GLVA) / Pool Committee
Loup Valley Ag Society & Gaylord Boilesen
Ord Summer Lunch Program
Crystal Ramm
Scratchtown Brewing Company
SynoVation Valley Leadership Academy
VCHS Child Development Committee
VCHS Frog Program
Veterans Memorial Walls (North Loup & Arcadia)

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.

Agland Electric & Irrigation
Ag Pro Insurance
Legendary Roots Brewing Supply
Nebraska Distillers Products
Ord Locker
Plains Equipment Group
Valley County Fair Board

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
Traci Fahrenholz
Casey Hurlburt & Valley County Sheriff’s Department
Dr. Keown, Dr. McClanahan & Dr. Smith
Ord Township Library
Dave Scheideler
Camerin Schimenti
Jerilyn Tonniges
Valley County Ministerial Association
Karen Wieskamp

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.

Amanda Baker
Ethan Gabriel
AJ Garrelts
Colette Olson
Cooper Sheets
Timothy White

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
Nicole Dennis
Johnny Ference
Jesse Rosberg
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
The Golden Husk
Ord Food Pantry
Valley County 4-H
Valley County Health System
VCHS Child Development Committee

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

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