Chamber & GEDC Annual Dinner

Learn more about the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce and Grundy Economic Development Council's Annual Dinner honoring local businesses, organizations, and entrepreneurs from your community.

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We're now accepting 2020 nominations!

Please complete the online form and submit by, or the printable form and return to the Chamber before February 3, 2020: fax 815-942-0117 or [email protected]. The dinner will be March 11, 2020, details to come. Thank you!

Qualifications:  Nominations will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Must be a current member of the Chamber.
  • Demonstrates a unique or innovative approach to business.
  • Demonstrates involvement in the community.
  • Minimum one (1) year in business.
  • Made a positive impact in the community

2020 Annual Dinner

March 11th at Morris Country Club

Presenting Sponsors


2019 Award Recipients

Chamber Awards
  • Business of the Year


  • Entrepreneur of the Year

    John Callahan, U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home

    Craig and Cathy Smith, Rolando’s Furniture & Appliance

  • Organization of the Year

    Grundy Area PADS

  • Ambassador of the Year

    Brandi Backulich, Grundy Bank

GEDC Awards
  • Welcome to Grundy County Award

    Hoffman Transportation

  • Partnership Award

    SPACECO, Inc.

  • Business of the Year Award

    Tri-State Asphalt

Business of the Year
Big Bash Restaurants

Entrepreneur of the Year
Montage Wine Bar & Spirits

Organization of the Year
Grundy Workforce Services

Ambassador of the Year
Mary Rossio- Joliet Community Hospice, Angels of Hope, & Chamber Board

Welcome to Grundy County Award
Costco Meat Processing Facility

Partnership Award
ComEd Economic Development Department

Business Award
REG Biofuels, Seneca

Business of the Year
D'Arcy Chevy Buck Cadillac

Entrepreneur of the Year
On Broadway Dance Center - Kim Scerine

Organization of the Year
Morris Community YMCA

Ambassador of the Year
Stephanie Coleman - SOCU

Welcome to Grundy County Award
Hampton Inn

Partnership Award
Joliet Junior College

Business Award
Exelon Generation - Dresden Station

Business of the Year
Joliet Slammers

Entrepreneur of the Year
Jane & Stu Kerr, Apple Butter & Shugie's

Kevin Brown, Brown Bear Painting 

Organization of the Year
Grundy - Three Rivers Habitat for Humanity 

Ambassador of the Year
Angela Baumeister, WCSJ

Welcome to Grundy County Award

Partnership Award
Marquette Properties

Business Award
US Cold Storage

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