On December 5th, the Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce held its 8th Annual Awards & Installation Luncheon at Maritz in Fenton, Missouri. At this event, Chamber members were recognized for their achievements throughout the year. Julie Baum of BaumHouse design accepted the 2012 Small Business of the Year award. Sarah Roesslein, Area Sales Manager for Drury Hotels, accepted the company’s 2012 Mid-Size Business of the Year award. Keith Emms accepted the 2012 Large Business of the Year award on behalf of Wal-Mart in Fenton. Kim Litzau accepted the Service to the Chamber Award on behalf of Partners in Education (PIE)-Rockwood School District for, not only the organization’s dedication, but for her individual commitment to the annual Business and Community Fair held at Rockwood Summit High School. Chamber Volunteer of the Year award recipients included Deb Bokamper of Decorating Den Interiors along with Joe Fischer, Jr. and David Christoff of Fischer & Christoff, Independent Asset Consultants, in recognition of their valuable contributions to Chamber programs. Lisa Huseman and Jen McCook of Z Total Body, LLC accepted the Chamber Spirit Award for being a constant positive energy at Chamber events and true cheerleaders for the Fenton Chamber. New this year was the Ambassador of the Year award which was accepted by Russ Ahlheim of Ad Source One for his commitment to attending Chamber events and being an outstanding representative of the Fenton Chamber. Mark Sherman of Sherman Auto Sales, Inc. was recognized as 2012 New Member of the Year for his constant yearn for involvement and “what can I do for the Chamber” attitude since day one of his membership. Lastly, Scott Borlinghaus of Fabick CAT accepted the 2012 Board Member of the Year award for his dedication to the Fenton Chamber Board of Directors, most notably his role in the Fenton Days Festival this year. Congratulations to each of these award winners as well as to each and every member for their dedication and commitment to making the Fenton Chamber a great success!
The Fenton Area Chamber of Commerce supports, promotes & encourages shopping local and keeping business in Fenton. The organization also serves as a link between our members and the community, providing members with tools to succeed in business through networking, marketing, and educational opportunities.