Tue. May 21st, 2024


The Best of the Best Come Together at the Lake Area Chamber Commerce Annual Fall Dinner

And the winners are…!

The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, Monday night at Margaritaville Lake Resort, got together for its annual fall dinner and awards ceremony to recognize several worthy individuals and businesses.

Receiving the President’s Award was Angie Schuster while Wonderland Camp was recognized as the Non-Profit of the Year, Midwest Roofing as the Small Business of the Year, Central Ozarks Medical Center as the Large Business of the Year, Harrison Fry as the Young Professional of the Year and Mike Page as the Distinguished Citizen of the Year.

Other chamber members were recognized for celebrating milestone anniversaries and other accomplishments. About 250 were in attendance for the dinner and awards ceremony.


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The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated their membership and provided a recap of their annual accomplishments this past Monday at Margaritaville Lake Resort during their Annual Fall Dinner & Awards Ceremony.

The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce recognized members celebrating milestone anniversaries, chamber accomplishments and six prestigious awards throughout the evening.  “This is the one time of year where we have over 250 members in the same room and can share the exciting things we have accomplished over the past year and what we are looking forward to in the next 12 months,” states Morgan Crainshaw, Executive Director.


This year’s Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Fall Dinner award recipients were:

The President’s Award Recipient: Angie Schuster

Non-Profit of the Year: Wonderland Camp

Small Business of the Year: Midwest Roofing

Large Business of the Year: Central Ozarks Medical Center

Young Professional of the Year: Harrison Fry

Distinguished Citizen of the Year: Mike Page


“It was a wonderful evening where we were able to discuss the past year, and present the future roadmap of the Lake Area Chamber,” stated Brian Gagnon, Board President.  “It’s not often you have so many different organizations, businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals in one room celebrating their community and the direction it is are headed.”


The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, membership-based organization with over 550 members ranging from home-based businesses to large corporations.  To learn more about the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce please call at (573) 964-1008 or visit www.LakeAreaChamber.com.

Reporter Mike Anthony