GOTHENBURG – Friday, the Gothenburg Development Office handed out their awards for the preceding year. The following are a list of the awards.
Terry Jensen and Diana Unterseher accepted a GIC award for economic development presented for their many contributions to Gothenburg, including the TESLA charging station.
Jim and John Hecox accepted an Honorary Pony Express Rider Award to Hecox Farms for hosting the 2016 and 2017 State Hand Cornhusking contest. The flag is a thank you from the Chamber Ag Committee.
Former Gothenburg High School principal Randy Evans received an Honorary Pony Express Rider Award for his commitment to students and the community of Gothenburg.
Longtime GIC president Mike Bacon was honored for his leadership and inspiration over the past 30+ years. Mike is still on the GIC board, but has passed the president duties on to Nate Wyatt. Mike was instrumental in business recruitments including Baldwin Filters, Frito-Lay and Monsanto.
Scott McPheeters and Gwen McDiarmid received an Honorary Pony Express Rider Award for their efforts to install flex fuel blender pumps at Blue Heron.
All photos courtesy of the Gothenburg Chamber and Director, Deb Egenburger.