ABBY awards handed out

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Several community awards were handed out Thursday night at the 25th Annual ABBY Awards Program, held at the Dakota Event Center of Aberdeen.

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 2019 winners are:

  • Agribusiness Award:Agtegra


  • Bridge Builder Award: Avera Project SEARCH


  • Community Involvement—Business:Insurance Plus


  • Community Involvement – Non-Profit: Aberdeen Amateur Hockey Association


  • Customer Service – Retail: Catching Fireflies Boutique


  • Customer Service – Service: Climate Control


  • Health and Wellness: Aspire


  • Manufacturing:Glacial Lakes Energy


  • Professional Services: Cornerstones Career Learning Center


  • People’s Choice: Dacotah Bank