TREMONTON – By Cari Doutre – Jan. 27, 2020
This year’s annual Box Elder Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, held Friday, Jan. 24, honored local businesses and individuals in the community while showing support and spotlighting the importance of shopping local. Four businesses, all based in Box Elder County, were recognized during the banquet on with two of those based in the northern half of the county.
Kent’s Market in Tremonton received the chamber’s Large Business of the Year award. The store’s director, Layne Julander, received the award on behalf of the business and commented on the importance of community. Julander highlighted the employees of Kent's Market in Tremonton and praised them for their contributions to the store's success.
The Grille/Bear River Bowling Center, owned by Chad and Karla Munns, received the Medium Business of the Year honor. They are also located in Tremonton and spoke about their humble beginnings to finding the need for a restaurant in the area.
Most importantly, the Munns thanked their family and the community for supporting the business throughout the years.
This year Micah Capener, owner and broker of Capener Losee Real Estate in Tremonton, was named Business Person of the Year and Zach LeFevre, Tremonton City’s Events and Recreation Coordinator, received Board Member of the Year.
This year’s Box Elder Chamber of Commerce’s Total Citizen of the Year went to Susan Poulsen for her work with Acts Six Soup Kitchen and other charitable organizations throughout the county.
Ambassador of the Year for the chamber went to Ross Stanton from Zions Bank.
This year’s Home-Based Business of the Year was awarded to Witt’s Water Works, owned by Keith Witt and Drewes Floral and Gift from Brigham City received the honor of Small Business of the Year. It is owned by Kelly and Danette Driscoll.