Nominations open for 2023 Community Champions Awards

ABERDEEN, S.D,(Press Release) – The Community Champions Awards Luncheon, which will take place on February 14, 2023 at Engels Event Company, recognizes volunteer leaders within Aberdeen and the region. Award nominations are now being accepted and must be received by January 13, 2023. Descriptions and nomination forms can be found at

The awards that will be presented include:

Woman of Spirit


STAR (Students Taking Active Responsibility)


Entrepreneur of the Year

Military/Veterans Awards

The Aberdeen Area Family Business of the Year

Awards are presented on behalf of the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and the South Dakota Prairie Business Initiative. The luncheon is hosted by the Chamber’s Ambassador Committee. To nominate someone for any of the awards, call the Chamber office at (605) 225-2860 or email