Editor's note: The following is from the Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce. The forms to nominate a candidate are uploaded and available to you just to the right of this story.
The Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Business person of the Year award.
The deadline for nominations is Dec. 14.
The award will be presented at the 64th Annual Meeting & Holiday Dinner on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Crystal Lake Golf Club.
An important part of that celebration is recognizing a business person or persons who have done an outstanding job in developing their company, made an impact in the community, and have given back to the Chamber.
The Chamber seeks nomination of an individual chamber member whose contributions improved the business climate and made the community a better place to live and work.
Previous winners:Year Name Business
1990Jack Berdan Menasha Corporation 1991 Vic Kohlnhofer Kohlnhofer Insurance 1992 Dan Ahman The Chart House 1993 Jack Matasosky Appro Development 1994 Tony & Patti McDonald Eye Care Associates 1995 Mike Watters Marquette Bank 1996 Bob Johnson South Suburban Medical 1997 Maynard Johnson Hitchcock Industries 1998 Carl Wahlstrom Lakeville ISD # 194 1999 Bob Vogel New Market Bank 2000 Jerry & Martha Erickson Erickson Drug 2001 Dave Fellon Progressive Rail/Landscape Junction 2002 Tom & Peggy Smith Brackett’s Crossing Country Club 2003 Terry North Alcorn Beverage 2004 Glenn Hasse Ryt-way Industries 2005 Dick & Mary Ann Clemmer Dick’s Sanitation 2006 John & Jerry Enggren Enggren’s Market 2007 Mark Hotzler Metro Equity Management, LLC 2008 Brad & Audrey Johnson Johnson Companies 2009 Roz & Tim Peterson Southfork Center 2010 Gary & Jane Pahl Pahl’s Market 2011 Norm Oberto Imperial Plastics 2012 TBD TBD