The scene at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center Saturday night. Pennington Photography photo.
percentage of Kodiak's business community went beyond clean Grundens and new
Xtra-Tufs on Saturday night for the chamber of commerce awards banquet. That's
because, as chamber Executive Director Deb King tells us, the theme was
"Putting on the Glitz."
-- (Chamber 1 27 sec "And
folks came out ... a Lion's Club member.")
was re-elected to the board of directors. He'll be joined by the newly-elected
Chris Lund from World Wide Movers, Kris Sockwell from Sampson Tug and Barge,
and John Durham from KANA.
Volunteer of the Year award was given to Linda Kozak, the President's Award
went to Dan Rohr, the Retailer of the Year went to Scott and Jamella White,
while the Business of the Year went to Brechan Enterprises. King says the
Kodiak Daily Mirror won the coveted Member of the Year Award:
-- (Chamber 2 19 sec "They
were given the award ... within the next month.")
four businesses shared the Cornerstone Award:
-- (Chamber 3 34 sec "KEA
for their Pillar ... facility in this community.")
the past year was a good one for the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce. She says they
won "Chamber of the Year" honors at the State Chamber of Commerce convention in
Homer, and communication with members has never been better:
-- (Chamber 4 36 sec "I
think our efforts to ... quality of life issues.")
Next up for
the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce is Com Fish Alaska, which again this year will
be a little later in the spring, coming up from April 15th to 17th.
Crab Fest will follow at the end of May.