Chamber Announces Annual Award Winners

The Wamego Area Chamber of Commerce announced Impact, Citizen of the Year, and Spirit of Wamego Award winners at the Chamber’s Annual Celebration on January 26, 2019. These deserving award recipients were recognized for their lasting impacts on the Wamego community. Additional information about each award winner and a video highlighting their achievements can be viewed […]

CITIZENS OF THE YEAR – David & Janette Mize

David and Janette Mize were recognized as the CITIZENS OF THE YEAR  for their many years of giving back to the community through business ventures, leadership of the Kansas Shrine Bowl, and numerous volunteer and charity endeavors. Whether at work, volunteering for a worthy cause, or serving our community, this couple truly operates as a […]

SPIRIT OF WAMEGO AWARD – Norman Hupe

The 2019 SPIRIT OF WAMEGO AWARD was awarded posthumously to Norman Hupe in recognition of his numerous contributions to the Wamego community and the long-lasting impacts of his actions. When looking through Chamber and event pictures for the recipient of this year’s Spirit of Wamego award make sure you’re looking in the back row of group […]

IMPACT AWARD – Wamego Health Center

Wamego Health Center was recognized with an IMPACT AWARD for the addition of the Walk-in Clinic and the recent $11M expansion and renovation project. The presence of a hospital in Wamego for more than 100 years has been a significant asset to our community and the surrounding area. In 1915, a hospital opened in Dr. […]

IMPACT AWARD – Jan Eichman & Stacie Eichem

Jan Eichman & Stacie Eichem were recognized for their leadership of the Indoor Pool Fundraising Committee. While many small, rural Kansas communities are desperate for economic growth and positive evolution, Wamego has long led the way as a tightly‐woven community proud of its traditional and agricultural roots, while simultaneously and quite relentlessly eager to evolve […]