The Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Dinner Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 at the Cass County Community Center. Chamber Executive Director Ouida Hargens said she always look forward to the Annual Dinner, adding that ”It’s a great opportunity for us to reflect on what we’ve accomplished, look forward to what we will accomplish and most of all, highlight all of our volunteers and Chamber Members that have invested their time and money back into our organization and our community.”
Dinner will be catered by the Atlantic Hy-Vee and is open to the entire community. Tickets are available for purchase at the Atlantic Area Chamber of Commerce for $25 per person, or $200 for a table. The Chamber will be talking about accomplishments of not only the Chamber, but the community in 2015. For the upcoming new year, goals and the campaign “Explore, Discover, Share” for 2016 will also be introduced.
Bailey Smith, Community Marketing Associate with the Chamber, says “The theme for 2016, “Explore Discover, Share”, is something we are so excited to introduce.” She says “This campaign is going to encourage community members all over Cass County to get out and explore an attraction or business they may have never been to, discover something new and share it with others. This campaign is really exciting because we get to interact with the entire county and create something fun for the whole family to enjoy.” Further details regarding the campaign will be revealed at the Annual Dinner.
The Chamber will be honoring successful businesses, organizations and individual leaders in the community during the event, as well. And, awards will be given for Business of the Year, Community Betterment, Distinguished Service Award, Ambassador of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Educator of the Year. The Chamber will also be recognizing the new Board Members for the 2016 year: Dan Mehmen, Scott Bennet and Jennifer Miller.
The Annual Dinner is sponsored by Deter Motors and will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a social followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.