This annual celebration reflects on the year’s successes, recognizes outstanding volunteers and looks ahead to the next year’s plan of action.
With 225 attendees, the Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism hosted their Annual Dinner at the Owatonna Country Club on Friday, January 12, 2018. Outgoing chair of the board Julie Rethemeier, Federated Insurance, thanked outgoing board members, reiterated Federated’s commitment to the Chamber and expressed her gratitude for a great year.
New Board chair, Pat McDermott owner of J-C Press, spoke about the plans for the upcoming year including: Develop Talent, Restore the Core, Strengthen Economy, and Attract Tourism. In addition, Awards were given to the Ambassador of the Year-Sue Pap! Beth Fondell was recognized as the outgoing chair of the Ambassadors.
Be sure to join us for next year’s event. More details to come!
Our Chamber has approximately 530 members that invest their resources, employee volunteerism and confidence in the Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism and the business community.