GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County community members have until Sept. 30 to vote for winners for the Chamber of Commerce’s awards banquet.
The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce asks voters to choose candidates for each award. The categories are Large Business, Small Business, Business Excellence in Customer Service and Sherry McGrath Spirit of Gillette. The Sherry McGrath Spirit of Gillette award recognizes a business or individual in Campbell County that makes a difference through volunteering products, services or time.
The banquet will take place Nov. 4 in the Energy Hall Ballroom of CAM-PLEX, 1635 Reata Drive, Gillette.
Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Gail Lofing said the event, which has a “Fire and Ice” theme, will include a traditional 50/50 raffle and prize drawing as well as a wine and whiskey pull.
They have added a couple of other raffles, too, she said. One is for a “big ticket,” which includes two tickets to every ticketed Chamber event in 2024. The other is for a bottle of Straight Rye Whiskey from the distillery at Brush Creek Farms in Saratoga.
The Chamber will also give a Kelly Swenson Businessperson of the Year Award, NEWCA Project of the Year Award and Jerry Boles Lifetime Achievement Award.
The 2022 winners were as follows:
- Big Lost Meadery – Award of Excellence Small Business
- Don McKillop Jr – Jerry Boles Lifetime Achievement Award
- Powder River Construction – Northeast Wyoming Contractors Association Project of the Year
- Jessica Seders – Sherry McGrath Spirit of Gillette
- Komatsu – Award of Excellence Large Business
- WyoVision – Business Excellence in Customer Service
- Powder River Construction Founder and Owner Matt Walker – Kelly Swenson Business Person of the Year
To see County 17’s photos from last year’s event, click here.