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 will hold its Annual Dinner at the Owatonna Country Club on Friday, January 28, 2022
Outgoing chair of the board Kelly Boomgarden-Country Inn & Suites recognizing the outgoing board members; Paul Smith, Federated Insurance and Nathan Dotson, Dotson Woodworking. Highlights will include 2021 accomplishments of Developing Talent, Tourism, Strengthing the Economy, Restoring the Core and Member Communications. Recognition of Wayne Starman Ambassador Award will be presented to Scott Kozelka, Steele County Free Fair.
The stage is set for another incredible year in 2022 with the growth and expansion of our existing businesses, new businesses coming to the community, and the celebration of the new hotel downtown and streetscape project. We brought together business leaders to recognize the accomplishments of community and business leaders, heard from the leadership of expanding and new businesses of the Owatonna Area, and reflected on the vision for our future.
We introduced New Board Chair, Todd Trout, Owatonna Community Bank President. Thank you to outgoing board members, Nathan Dotson, Dotson Woodworking and Paul Smith, Federated Insurance (2019-2021) We also introduce the new members of our Board of Directors; Jolene Kunkel, Federated Insurance, Bonnie Cole, Cole Electric & Torey’s Restaurant & Bar, Shannon Cliff, Mayo Clinic Health System-Owatonna and Oscar Mazariego, American Family Insurance-Oscar Mazariego Agency & Lava Burgers & Wings.
Welcome & Thank you! 2022
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.