The Chamber’s Business and Community Awards Celebration –  2019

         The president of the Chamber of Hailey and the Wood River Valley, Todd Hunter, has announced details of The Chamber’s Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet. It will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 6-8 pm at Penny’s Barn on the Mountain Humane campus. Invitations are being emailed to Chamber members and community supporters this week.

One of the highlights of the Annual Dinner is the presentation of The Chamber’s Business and Community Awards. Awards will be made in five categories: Customer Service, Business of the Year, Community Improvement, Non-Profit of the Year, and Community Service. A total of 17 nominations have been made this year and ballots were recently emailed to Chamber members. Voting is open until November 1st. Everyone is encouraged to attend the event.

“We want the event to be a celebration—a celebration of the accomplishments our members and our community,” said The Chamber’s executive director Mike McKenna.

Food will be provided by KB’s Burritos with beer from the Warfield Distillery & Brewery. Music will be provided by RL Rowsey and Wood River High School’s ‘Enchante.’

“We are working to make this a fun event, including a Wood River Valley Trivia contest, door prizes and a new member raffle,” event committee chairman Richard Stahl said.

Reservations for the event may be made online HERE or by calling the Chamber at 208-788-3484. Tickets are $35/person.

For more information, please contact The Chamber at,  visit or, or call 208.788.3484.

Business and Community Nominees 2019

Customer Service Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a business for their excellence in providing quality customer service.

(Past Winners – LL Green’s, Hailey Public Library)

Nominee: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________________________

Community Improvement Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a business or organization for excellencein new construction, building rehabilitation or community infrastructure. Emphasis will be placed on design, innovation and sustainability.

(Past Winner – King’s Variety Store)

Nominee: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________________________

Community Service Award

This award recognizes an individual or organization who has demonstrated the exemplary dedication of time and/or resources for the betterment of the community in a voluntary capacity.

Nominee: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________________________

Business of the Year

The purpose of this award is to recognize a business which has contributed to the economic growth of the community and has helped to develop the Wood RiverValley.

(Past Winners – Power House Restaurant, Atkinsons’ Markets)

Nominee: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________________________

Non-Profit of the Year

The purpose of this award is to recognize a non-profit or community organization thathas made an extraordinary contribution to the quality of life of the Wood River Valley and its residents.

(Past Winner -The Hunger Coalition)

Nominee: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________________________


Printable Nomination Form: Business and Community Award Nominees 2019

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