The winner of the Annual Jack Wedel Community Service Award will be announced during the Spencer Chamber of Commerce annual meeting on Oct. 22, at the Clay County Regional Events Center.
The Jack Wedel honoree must possess volunteer and leadership qualities. The award was designed to recognize a person or couple, organization or business, for outstanding contributions to the Spencer Chamber of Commerce and the Spencer community.
The award focuses on the amount of volunteer participation, interest and leadership shown to the association during the past 12 months.
Members of the Spencer Chamber of Commerce are encouraged to nominate a deserving individual or organization.
Nominations should include a written statement listing accomplishments of the individual, organization or business during the past year. All nominations must be signed. Deadline for nominations will be noon Friday, Aug. 31.
Previous Jack Wedel Community Service award winners are: Tracy Small -- 2011; Dan Heissel -- 2010; Bill Campbell -- 2009; Suzi & Sam Haper -- 2008; Kevin Tlam-2007, Steven Pick -- 2006, Dean Jacobsen- 2005, Diane Kitterman- 2004, Mike Fideler- 2003, Rhonda Wedeking-2002, Kris Van Berkum-2001, Tom Howe-2000, Bob & Kayleen Rose-1999, Steve Fox-1998, Susan Zulk-1997, Randall & Kathy Anderson-1996, Harry Rasdal-1995, Larry Harden-1994, Sharon Stadsvold-1993, Bob Porter-1992, Dave Hessman-1991, Dick Hoffman-1990, Tom Manley-1989, Dixie Lampe-1988, Dan Maxwell-1987, Roger DeGeest-1986, Gene Thill-1985, Donna Hull-1984, and SCT 1982.
Nominations may be mailed to Spencer Chamber of Commerce; Attn: Becky Fear-Hatting; P.O. Box 7937; Spencer, Iowa 51301; dropped off at the office -- 122 West 5th or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.