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Chamber Annual Awards 2017

Member of the Year

Every year, this award is given to a shining star within the Chamber who has made distinct investments to impact their business. This Member believes in enhancing Glendive, as well as glowing brightly for others as an example for things to come.  This year’s Nominees are:

Healing Hands: Moving and expanding their business to provide greater services in physical therapy

Kirke Collective: Turning a landmark of Glendive into an eclectic retail haven for the area

SugarPlum Jewelry: For launching the “I Believe in Glendive” campaign and creating a positive community atmosphere

Our Chamber Member of the year for 2018 goes to: SugarPlum Jewelry

The Cornerstone Award

Cornerstone.  These businesses are the great blocks our community is built upon.  The Nominees for the Cornerstone award, like the Constellations, are always there for us, lighting up our world with age spanning ideas, whose history and culture join us all together.  Our Nominees are:

Ranch and Farm: For consistently supporting the community and numerous Glendive organizations
Beer Jug: For their tireless years of operation and rebuilding after suffering a tragic loss

Pro Tech Diesel: For being a long-standing member of the Glendive Community

Glendive Broadcasting: For being a fixture of the Glendive area and their years of service to Eastern Montana

Our Winner for 2018 is: Ranch and Farm


The Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

The Entrepreneurial Spirit award is presented to a member who is forging ahead, shooting across our sky in a blaze of glory.  These glorious lights provide a new experience or technology to their customers and inspire us to follow their trail. Our Nominees are:

Momentum Fitness: For expanding its operation to meet the needs of its customers

The Vint: Purchasing an unused downtown space and creating a unique retail venue

Blondies: For opening a new location and expanding their services to now include personal care

Salon Bliss: For keeping their doors open and reinventing themselves after a fire

The 2018 Entrepreneurial Spirit Award goes to: The Vint

The Non-Profit of the Year Nominees

Non-Profits hold a special place within our Chamber.  These gems sparkle and wink at us, reminding us that their charitable missions are often underfunded, underappreciated, and yet, like the stars they are, they twinkle on as bastions of hope for our community. Our Nominees this year are:

The Dawson County Food Bank: Once again nominated for their compassionate and consistent care of the families of Glendive

Loaves -n- Fishes: Nominated for offering a helping hand when in need of household items and furniture

Glendive Community Christmas Dinner: For providing a great Christmas experience and assisting with other functions for the Glendive Community

Greater Glendive Community Foundation: for their work on the Barry St Underpass and their continued work on bettering the Glendive area


Our Non Profit of the Year for 2018 goes to: Glendive Community Christmas Dinner

The Lifetime Achievement Award

As steady as the North Star, the Lifetime Achievement Award represents someone who has committed themselves, both personally and professionally, to Glendive and their business.  These Members have been a beacon to steer ourselves towards, and stand steadfast for us to anchor Glendive.  Our 2018 Achievement Award winners are:

Bruce Smith – For his years of hard work for the Agriculture community and his tireless efforts within Glendive, including his work for GATE, his efforts to create a community kitchen at EPEC, and his recycling projects, to name a few of Bruce’s contributions to Glendive.

LaDonna Jimison – This award was presented posthumously for LaDonna’s caring concern for Glendive, her students, and her business.  We were honored to be able to honor LaDonna’s memory and hope that you will all join us in celebrating her achievements and her life.

The Jim & Mary Carter Good Neighbor Award

Every year, the Community of Glendive honors one of its own for his or her tireless efforts to improve our community and people.  This year, we were honored to present the 2018 Good Neighbor Award to our own Jamie Shanks, for her commitment to Glendive.

Beautification Award

Like the Northern Lights that paint our community in a dazzling array of colors, these Nominees also bring beauty and joy to Glendive through their efforts.  Beautifying not only their physical space, these Nominees have left a positive mark on our community.


Our Winner this year for the Beautification Award is: Reynolds Market

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