2018 Chamber Champions Gala Winners Announced

The Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2018 Chamber Champions Gala, held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at The Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake.

The Chamber’s sold-out event welcomed more than 650 attendees who celebrated the accomplishments of over 70 Chamber Champion Award nominees.

This incredible, community building, event is hosted on an annual basis to celebrate the businesses who help define Sheboygan County as Someplace Better. Plymouth Foam is honored to have been named a nominee for the 2018 Manufacturer of the Year.


Ambassador of the Year, winner: Paul Kuplic – Oostburg State Bank (award sponsored by CLA)
Culinary Star, winner: Greece e Spoon  (award sponsored by Miesfeld’s Market, Inc.)
Manufacturer of the Year, winner: Rockline Industries. (award sponsored by Lakeshore Technical College)
Nonprofit Charity of the Year, winner: Sheboygan County Food Bank (award sponsored by Prairie States Enterprises, Inc.)
Retailer of the Year, winner: Red Wing Shoes  (award sponsored by Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce)
Services Organization of the Year, winner: A. Chappa Construction (award sponsored by 2020 Ryder Cup)
Tourism Gem of the Year, winner: Above and Beyond Children’s Museum (award sponsored by Gerhard’s Kitchen & Bath Store)
Working Together, winner: Shaw Family Playground  (award sponsored by Prevea Health)
Safety Leader, winner: BW Papersystems  (award sponsored by Wisconsin Lakeshore Safety Council)

Also recognized were retiring board members including our very own Steve Steinpreis, Plymouth Foam; Amanda Salazar, Sheboygan Squared; Grecia Hernandez, Coastal Young Professionals; Eric Hesselink, Commerce State Bank

The emcee for the evening was Jeff Frieders, 104.5 The Point, Midwest Communications. Sponsors of the evening included Masters Gallery Foods, Prevea Health, Van Horn, Sargento Foods, Zimmermann Printing, Keller, Inc. and Quasias Construction.


Pictured in the photo above from left to right: Mark Schuh, Steve Steinpreis, Wendy Bolland, David Bolland, Tanya Schad, Amanda George