The 29th annual Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce Employee Recognition Luncheon was held Oct. 21 at American Jane’s in Cambridge. The event, sponsored by Cambridge Medical Center and Cambridge State Bank, honored Beverly Paron with Peoples Bank of Commerce, as this year’s Employee of the Year. All nominees exhibited the following character traits: honesty, responsibility, respect, self-discipline and compassion. Pictured are the nominees, from left, Diane Sibley with Anoka Ramsey Community College, Teresa Carlson with Industries, Inc., Beverly Paron with Peoples Bank of Commerce, Kathy Carroll with the Jim Hergert Agency and Jeff Pleski with the city of Cambridge. (Not in attendance were nominees Jennifer Carlson with Wells Fargo and Dr. Mike Patten with Cambridge Medical Center). Photos by Rachel Kytonen
Employee of the Year Beverly Paron poses with Cambridge Area Chamber President Eric Champion. All nominees received an engraved award, with the winner also receiving a gift basket of prizes provided by area chamber members.