The Winona Area Chamber of Commerce handed out some major awards during its annual banquet Friday at the Riverport Inn.
Judy Bodway, Rod Nelson and Terri McManemy were given the Chamber's Lifetime Member Club awards. Bodway is the retired former Winona City manager and development director...Nelson retired from the Merchants Bank this month where he served as bank president and CEO of the Merchants Financial Group..and McManemy is the retired former owner of Babybean downtown.
Farmers Insurance Agent Dave Jensen was named Volunteer of the Year.
Also 2016 Chamber Board Chairman Patrick Marek handed over the reigns to new Chamber board chair Barb Breza.
The annual desert auction raised some $10,000 for the new REACH at Winona High School......