Gettysburg, SD

Chamber Mardi Gras to honor community members March 1

Nominations may still be submitted for community awards. The Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, and Organization of the year. The community is asked to submit suggestions by Friday, Feb. 14 in writing, either on paper or by email. Include the nominee’s name along with reasons why this nomination should be selected as the Chamber’s award recipient.
The information may be submitted to the Chamber of Commerce office, located at the Potter County News. A drop box is located in the entry way for your convenience. Emailed entries may be submitted to
All nominations are confidential and you do not need to sign your name. Contact the Chamber office at 765-2528 for more information.
Awards will be presented as part of the Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday, March 1 at the Legion Community Building. The event will be the Chamber’s annual fundraiser, in place of the Jamboree talent show.
The event is a huge costume party to celebrate the last weekend before Lent.
Costume Categories
Chamber Cash prizes will be awarded to the first place winners in 10 categories, so there are lots of chances to show off your creativity for a prize, or just show off for the fun of it!
Categories are:
Best Single, Best Couple, Best Group, Most Original, Most Historical, Most Humorous, Most Beautiful, Most Timely, Most Unusual, and Best of Show. The winner in each division will earn $50 in Chamber Cash.
The Chamber has elected to make the Mardi Gras an adult-only event, so guests must be 21 to attend.

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