Cheers to Your Success!

2022 – 2023

Chamber Award Winners:

Business of the Year:
Southeast Iowa Union

Citizen of the Year:
Isabella Santoro, Dodici Shop

We are excited to announce that nominations are now open for the Washington Chamber of Commerce Citizen and Business of the Year awards. The ceremony will take place at the 2024 Washington Greater Business Partnership Annual Dinner on March 25th. Take this opportunity to honor members of our community who you believe deserve recognition. Please keep in mind that nominations must be submitted by Friday, March 1st.

The Business of the Year Award recognizes a business in or around the City of  Washington for noteworthy accomplishments and contributions to our community.

1) Displays qualities of leadership, cooperation, and teamwork.

2) Is an active member of the Chamber of Commerce and supports the growth, spirit, and overall improvement of Washington.

3) Has visibly contributed and promoted to major economic growth and stability in the area the Chamber serves within the past year.


The Citizen of the Year Award recognizes an individual that has gone the extra mile to get involved in programs & activities that benefit Washington. 

1) Displays leadership, initiative, creativity, and dedication toward their cause and the overall betterment of our community.

2) Is an inspiration and cheerleader for others in their efforts to better the quality of life in Washington.

3) Created a desired outcome that has had or will have a positive impact on Washington and its future.

The Greater Washington Business Partnership Annual Dinner.  is an evening of networking, special recognition, awards, and a great dinner!  This event is brought to you by the area economic development partners, which includes the Washington Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Washington and Washington Economic Development Group (WEDG).

Save the Date: March 4th, 2024 from 5-9 p.m. for the 2024 Annual Dinner!

2021 – 2022 Chamber Award Winners:

Business of the Year:
Jacqueline Arreola, LLC

Citizen of the Year:
Michael Moore

Past President:
Phil Minino, Bazooka Farmstar

2020 – 2021 Chamber Award Winners:

Business of the Year:

Citizen of the Year:
Illa Earnest

Emerging Business of the Year:
Paneless Window Cleaning

Past President:
Matt Brown, CBI Bank & Trust

2019 – 2020 Chamber Award Winners:

Business of the Year:
Hills Bank

Citizen of the Year:
Nancy Adrian

Past President:
Jaron Rosien, Mayor & JP’s 207