Partners Annual Dinner

Partners Annual Dinner

Dinner 1

All entities that fall under the Fort Madison Partners umbrella merged our annual meetings in 2011 to host one large annual celebration. At the Fort Madison Partners Annual Dinner, we reflect on the previous year’s accomplishments and look forward to the coming year. Additionally, Fort Madison Area Chamber of Commerce honors the Ambassador of the Year, Daily Democrat honors the Citizen of the Year and Fort Main Street recognizes the Volunteer of the Year. The Annual Dinner is scheduled for Friday, February 17th to recognize our accomplishments from 2016 as well as presenting the awards to those that provide their time and commitment to Fort Madison.

New Award- Community Development Recipients (Fort Madison Economic Development Corporation):
  • 2016: Tony Baxter- Baxter Construction Company
Ambassador of the Year Recipients (Chamber of Commerce Award):
Dinner 2

Accepting the 2014 Ambassador of the Year award on behalf of Bob Huffman Jr is Jason Huffman

  • 1996: Mardie Smith
  • 1997: Ryan Bowen
  • 1998: Sharon Scholl- Nabulsi
  • 1999: LaRita Hesse
  • 2000: Gene Enke
  • 2001: Rich Mohrfeld
  • 2002: Ajit Venkatraman
  • 2003: Tom Pollpeter
  • 2004: Kirk Butler
  • 2005: Steve Koellner
  • 2006: Rich Mohrfeld
  • 2007: Gary Pilkington
  • 2008: Drs. Larry and Carolyn Smith
  • 2009: Matt Morris
  • 2010: Jason Samples
  • 2011: Chuck Kempker
  • 2012: Chuck Osmanski
  • 2013: Jim Platt
  • 2014: Robert Huffman, Jr
  • 2015: Justin Peiper
  • 2016: Rachel Benda
Citizen of the Year Recipients (Daily Democrat Award):
Dinner 3

Carol Foss awarded the honor of the 2014 Citizen of the Year

  • 1996: Matt Mohrfeld
  • 1997: Gail Kunch
  • 1998: Larry Roberts
  • 1999: Mickey Knipe
  • 2000: Daniel Nick Colbert
  • 2001: Dr. John Underwood
  • 2002: Georgiana Frantz
  • 2003: Harold “Sarge” Pratt
  • 2004: Sue Saunders
  • 2005: Elaine Eschman
  • 2006: Merlin Hellman
  • 2007: Loren “Andy” Andrews
  • 2008: Charlie Scoville
  • 2009: Jenneth Ough
  • 2010: Bernie & Lee Ulm and George & Mary Ann Gaudette
  • 2011: Duane Sherwood
  • 2012: Jim Decker & Sandy Brown
  • 2013: Chuck Wilkens
  • 2014: Carol Foss
  • 2015: Jeff Metcalf
  • 2016: Rusty Andrews
Volunteer of the Year Recipients (Main Street Award):
Dinner 4

2014 Volunteer of the Year award recipient Angie Sodey.

  • 2009: Maggie Abolt
  • 2010: Mary I Scott
  • 2011: Martha Wolf
  • 2012: Charlie Scoville
  • 2013: Neva Peak
  • 2014: Angie Sodey
  • 2015: Stephanie Knoch
  • 2016: Kelly Peters