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Announcing 2018 Toast winners

October 25, 2018 at 4:26 PM

Honorees have been unveiled for "A Toast To Our Communities," the Chamber's 30th annual awards breakfast that will be held Nov. 8 in Iowa City.

Honorees for 2018 will include:

  • Eliot Keller Small Business of the Year Award: Locals Love Us, Iowa City
  • Nonprofit Organization of the Year Award: The Iowa Children's Museum
  • Impact & Innovation Award: IDx, LLC
  • Spark Leadership Award: Andre Wright (Iowa City Area Development Group and Born Leaders United)
  • Honored Farm Family - Hunter Family
  • Volunteer of the Year - Jon Weih (Kirkwood Community College)

 A seventh award winner, for Chamber Ambassador of the Year, will be announced soon.

The celebration on Nov. 8 will mark the 30th annual ceremony for “A Toast to Our Communities." Taking place at
The Graduate Iowa City, breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by the program from 7:45 -8:30 a.m.

Registrations are currently open to both Chamber members and to the general public, with an RSVP deadline of Nov. 1. For more information or to register for this event, visit

 A Toast To Our Communities is made possible by Lead Sponsor MidWestOne Bank, as well as supporting sponsors University of Iowa Community Credit Union, United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties, and KZIA Z102.9 KGYM 1600 ESPN.