Recognizes an individual for his/her long-term commitment to their own business as well as the business climate and quality of life in the community.
|2019||Natalie Merrill, Renewable Energy Group, Inc.|
|2018||Julie Weeks, Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau|
|2017||Dr. Sonya Stoltze Newstrom, Stoltze & Stoltze Family Dentistry|
|2016||Tom Pohlman, Ames National Corporation|
|2015||Brad Heemstra, Integrity Construction Services|
|2014||Janice Alfred, Alfred's Carpet and Decorating|
|2013||George Belitsos, Youth & Shelter Services|
|2012||Daniel Oh, Renewable Energy Group|
|2011||Steve Carter, Iowa State University Research Park/ISIS|
|2010||Reno Berg, Mainstream Living, Inc.|
|2009||Dan Krieger, First National Bank|
|2008||Ron McMillen, Sigler Companies|
|2007||Dan Wilson, Wilson Cadilac Toyota Scion|
|Denny Wilson, Wilson Cadilac Toyota Scion|
|2006||Brian Smith, Evert’s Flowers Gifts Home|
|2005||Judy Smith, Hearing Unlimited|
|2004||Kimberly Russell, Mary Greeley Medical Center|
|Bob Friedrich, Sr.|
|2000||Erb Hunziker, HCS Builders|
|1999||Dick Clem, Dick Clem Inc.|
|1998||Verle Burgason, The Ames Tribune|
|1997||Dan Krieger, First National Bank|
|1996||Dean Hunziker, Hunziker & Associates, Realtors|
|1995||Dick Johnson, Story Construction|
|1994||John Huber, John Huber Clothier|
|1993||Ted Tedesco, Knapp Tedesco Agency|
|1992||Ron McMillan, Sigler Companies|
|1991||Jami Larson, ACI Mechanical|
|1989||Marv Walter, Dayton Road Development Corp.|
|1987||Don Heuss, Heuss Printing|
Recognizes an individual for his/her personal involvement and enthusiasm in a variety of civic and/or service organizations and has shown effort in improving the quality of life in the community.
Recognizes an individual for his/her creativity, imagination and personal initiative in operating a successful business venture.
Recognizes an individual for his/her leadership in developing inclusive organizations and being a champion of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Recognizes an individual for his/her outstanding dedication to the Chamber and its members as an Ames Chamber Ambassador
|2019||David Tucker, Great Western Bank|
|2018||Danielle Minde, iHome Realty|
The Ames Economic Development Commission presents Economic Impact Awards to area companies that have made significant contributions to the greater Ames and Story County area through business growth and job creation.
|City of Collins, Iowa|
|Deere & Company|
|Performance Livestock Analytics|
|Verbio North America|
|Barilla America, Inc.|
|Bolten & Menk|
|Greater Iowa Credit Union|
|Real Estate Service Group, Inc.|
|2016||City of Ames|
|Ditch Witch of Minnesota & Iowa|
|Iowa State University Research Park|
|Mary Greeley Medical Center|
Recognizes an individual who has performed above and beyond for Downtown Ames by volunteering their time and efforts to support Ames Main Street and their work.
|2019||Eric Abrams, Duck Worth Wearing and The Loft|
|2018||Mark Petersen, Emerhoff's Footwear|
|2017||Judy Gilger, Gilger Designs|
Recognizes an individual for their time and effort representing Campustown and CAA at events throughout the Ames community.
|2019||Letitia Kenemer, Iowa State University Memorial Union|
|2018||Amy Mellies, St. John's Episcopal Church|
|2017||Xena Jolly, CopyWorks|
Recognizes an individual or business who has supported the market and helped it continue to prosper and grow.
|2017||City of Ames|
|2016||Iowa State University|
Recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond in their volunteerism and support of the Ames Foundation.
|2019||Ben Hershey, Country Landscapes|
The '4 Under 40' Awards capture the spirit of extraordinary young professionals in our community by recognizing those individuals who take the mission of FUEL Story County to heart, which is to be leaders committed to improving the quality of life in Ames, and to establish a community of young professionals dedicated to building and fostering relationships through leadership development, professional development, philanthropic involvement, and cultural and social opportunities. These young professionals have demonstrated outstanding leadership, professionalism, and community involvement in Ames, Iowa.
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