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Annual Awards Gala

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Celebration 2024

The Chamber's Annual Award Gala was held March 22, 2024 at Backus Community Center to celebrate and recognize the volunteers, businesses and organizations that exemplify the quality and character of what makes our communities amazing places to live, thrive and prosper.

Awards presented were:

Citizen of the Year, Ronna MacKay

Small Business of the Year, Koerter's Fuel

Large Business of the Year, Rainy Lake Medical Center

Non-Profit/Civic Organization of the Year, Borderland Humane Society

All community members were encouraged and invited to attend and support the efforts of the Chamber and lavish praise and thanks to the recipients of these coveted honors.

The Chamber would like to thank all those who sponsored, donated and volunteered their time and talents to make this year's event a huge success.

Thank you to the Rainy Lake Community Orchestra for their amazing talents!

Thank You to the following Sponsors for your generous donations!


Super One Foods & Liquor


AmericInn by Wyndham

Border Bank



Coca-Cola Bottling

Essentia Health

Rainy Lake Medical Center

Trustar Federal Credit Union


Border Bar

Bremer Bank

Camping & Education Foundation

Green-Larsen Mortuary

Koochiching County Historical Society

Prize Donations

AmericInn by Wyndham

Border Bank

Border Bar

Border Cheverolet-GMC

Borderland Jewelery

Cantilever Distillery

Coca-Cola Bottling

Coffee Landing Cafe

Hasbargen Customs

Hometown Hobby


Loony's Brew

No Place Like Home Again

Ranier Muni

Sportsmen's Service

Trustar Federal Credit Union



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