The Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2019 Chamber Champions Gala, held on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
The Chamber’s sold-out event welcomed more than 600 attendees who celebrated the accomplishments of over 68 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 not only have been named a nominee for the 2019 Manufacturer of the Year, but this year’s award winner. Other exceptional category nominees included: ConceptWorks Inc., MilliporeSigma, Masters Gallery Foods, Inc. and Rockline Industries.
Dave Bolland, President and CEO, was in attendance to accept the award on behalf of our organization. As Dave spoke, he referenced the culture at Plymouth Foam to be one of the key attributes to success; that all associates are empowered to include safety, belonging and mattering in their everyday lives. He also stated that this organization would not be where it is today without the foundation set by the Robert’s family many years ago; we strive to continue their humble legacy.
2019 Gala Winners were as follows:
Ambassador of the Year: Dean Becker of Ascension Medical Group – Marsho Clinic – Sponsor: Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce
Culinary Star of the Year: Harry’s Prohibition Bistro – Sponsor: Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce
Manufacturer of the Year: Plymouth Foam – Sponsor: McClone
Nonprofit Charity of the Year: Lakeshore Community HealthCare – Sponsor: Prairie States Enterprises, Inc.
Retailer of the Year: Green Rx – Sponsor: Wisconsin Bank & Trust
Services Organization of the Year: Sharon. S Richardson Community Hospice – Sponsor: Ascension Medical Group – Marsho Clinic
Tourism Gem of the Year: Stefanie H. Weill Center of the Performing Arts – Sponsor: Fairfield Inn & Suites Sheboygan
Working Together: American Cancer Society, Road America Walk/Run – Sponsor: Prevea Health
Safety Leader of the Year: Rockline Industries – Sponsor: Wisconsin Lakeshore Safety Council
Also recognized were retiring board members: Terri Lillesand (CLA), James Grunewald (Vollrath Company), Mark McCabe (McClone) and Julie Meyer (HUB International).
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, UnitedOne Credit Union, Keller and Quasius Construction.
Pictured above are our team members who were in attendance: (back row) Dave Bolland, Mike Sprangers, Mark Schuh, (front row) Wendy Bolland, Doreen Lettau, Deb Develski, Tanya Schad, Amanda George and Sarah Schroeder. #ChamberChamps