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By Cindy Glasson
Reporter Photographer 

Community awards


March 28, 2019

Cindy Glasson

Craig Johnson, writer of the Longmire series, was the keynote speaker at the Chamber Banquet last Saturday night.

The Thermopolis Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce celebrated their 100th year last Saturday at their banquet at the Hot Springs County Fairgrounds.

Cindy Glasson

Winners at the Chamber Banquet included Tawna McQueen, Brad Basse, Fr. Joe Galligan, Jim Lash, Deb Tudor and Jen Fisher.

Chamber Executive Director MeriAnn Rush said Saturday's event was the largest they've had with 222 tickets sold for the evening.

The night started out with games for all, followed by dinner and then the featured speaker of the night, Craig Johnson, the writer of the Longmire series, who was very entertaining, recounting his travels and missteps through life.

The culmination of the night was the awarding of recognition for Business of the Year, which went to Jadeco, Inc., Non-Profit of the Year which was received by Holy Trinity Episcopal Church for their outreach programs, Citizen of the Year was awarded to Jim Lash, the President's Award to Jen Fisher and the Volunteer of the Year Award was given to Tawna McQueen and Shurie Scheel.

See page 8 for more photos.


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