Archives for January 2014

Waterloo Chamber Thanks Retiring & Welcomes New Board Members

The Waterloo Chamber of Commerce held our Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, January 16, marking the beginning of our 85th Year!

Three board members retired from the board:

Gary Hemmer has decided to retire from the board after 12 years of service. Annette Washausen retired from the board after also retiring from her job at Associated Bank. Mark Altadonna retired from the Chamber board after 20 years of service, after also retiring from his job at State Bank of Waterloo. We thank them for their service to the Chamber!

Gary Hemmer, Annette Washausen, and Mark Altadonna

Gary Hemmer, Annette Washausen, and Mark Altadonna

Three new board members were elected to take their place:

Gordon Gregson – Director (State Bank of Waterloo)

Leigh McNicholas – Director (First National Bank of Waterloo)

Ryan Osterhage – Director (Midland States Bank)

Waterloo Chamber Board 2014 copy

Pictured: 2013-2014 Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Front Row: Amy Hank, President; Debbie Karwoski, Director; Leigh McNicholas, Director

Second Row: Mark Vogt, Treasurer; Ryan Osterhage, Director; Jenny Bullock, Executive Director

Back Row: Carol Vogt, 2nd Vice President; George Obernagel, 1st Vice President; Gordon Gregson, Director; Mike Schneider, Secretary

10th Annual Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Trivia Night

We are looking forward to this upcoming Saturday’s Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Trivia Night! Taking place at the SPPS gym, this is our 10th year for our trivia night, and we would love to have you join us.

Here are all of the details:

– When: Saturday, January 11, 2014

– Where: SPPS grade school gym, 217 W. Third Street, Waterloo

– Cost: $100 for Table of 8

– Doors Open at 6pm, Trivia Begins at 7pm

– Player-Friendly Questions!!

– Table Theme: Duck Dynasty! – Best decorated table wins a prize

– In addition to our fun trivia, we will also have 50/50, Heads or Tails, Surprise Inside Envelopes Game, and Dead or Alive.

– Bring your own food and beverages!

Please call the Chamber office (939-5300) or email us at by Thursday, January 9 so that we can reserve a table for you!! (Please Note: We’ve extended our RSVP deadline from today to Thursday. 🙂 )

Trivia Night Flyer - with rsvp form