Chamber celebrates success, gives awards
The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful year and presented special honors during its annual awards gala on January 7. Chamber Director Coni McKay (left) presented the "Friend of the Chamber" award to Tom Jacobson. Also shown are (left to right) outgoing Chamber President Julie Critz, incoming President Ed Smith and retiring board member Marie Rutten.
Dean Anderson (left) presented the "Business Education Partnership Award" to Diane and Steve Henry.
Alexandria School District 206 presented its "Friend of Education Award" to Judy Florell (center), a long-time school board member who retired from the board last year. She's shown with (left to right) Superintendent Terry Quist and school board members Pam Carlson, Dean Anderson and Jean Robley.