ABBY Awards handed out

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – What has traditionally been a one-night event to honor local businesses in an in-person format turned into a week-long virtual event for 2020. ABBY Awards were delivered to ten award winners, two per day, November 16-20 immediately after they were announced live on the Chamber’s  Facebook page. All of this was done in a video format.

The ABBY Awards program is hosted by the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the Aberdeen Development Corporation. The program recognizes outstanding businesses and organizations in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

All of the awards, except for the People’s Choice award, are judged outside the community by professionals in the Chamber and Economic Development fields.  The 2020 winners are:


  • Agribusiness Award:AGP (Ag Processing Inc)
  • Bridge Builder Award: DTOM 22/0 Foundation
  • Community Involvement – Business:Hub City Radio
  • Community Involvement – Non-Profit: United Way of Northeast South Dakota
  • Customer Service – Retail: Ken’s Super Fair Foods
  • Customer Service – Service: Danger von Dempsey’s Pizza & Brewhaus
  • Health and Wellness: Primrose Retirement Community
  • Manufacturing:3M Aberdeen
  • Professional Services: Schwan Financial Group
  • People’s Choice: Jordyn Photography