2018 Annual Awards Banquet

January 18, 2019

The event is held annually by the Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB to recognize the work and accomplishments of people, businesses, volunteers and sponsors in the Redmond area. As an annual meeting of members and stakeholders, it is also the Redmond Chamber’s opportunity to review the year’s accomplishments while looking forward to the goals for 2019.

This is our opportunity to thank our members and the community at large for an outstanding year,” said Eric Sande, Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB Executive Director.  “This event gives the Redmond Chamber a chance to recognize those who personify such a spirit while encouraging others to take their products, businesses, customer service and leadership to the next level.


Congratulations to the Award recipients of 2018

These individuals and businesses have had a great impact on the Redmond community throughout 2018.

Golden Hammer Award

Presented to 

Lee Barker

Young Entrepreneur Award

Presented To

Penny & Patty Garner

2QT Patooties

Citizen of the Year

Presented to

Katie Hammer

Redmond Area Parks & Rec

Life Time Achievement

Presented to

Dan Despotopulos

Deschutes Fair & Expo


Customer Service Award

Presented to

Les Schwab

Business of the Year

Presented to

US Bank

New Business of the Year

Presented to

Redmond Snow & Skate

Community Service Award

Presented to

Latino Community Association

Ambassador of the Year 

Presented To

Khrisma Carter

Bend Factory Stores

Presidential Choice Award

Presented to

David Sime

RHS Band Director