The organization used the celebration to officially pass the gavel from 2015 president Jim Dye to 2016 president Tyler Benting.
The Outstanding Citizen of the Year was Richard Patterson.
The top Businessperson of the Year for 2015 turned out to be a tie between Karl Bennett of Karl’s Embroidery and Christopher Mosier with Sure Print.
The top New Business of the Year was 5R Travel Center.
The top Agribusiness of the Year for 2015 was Viramontes Farms.
And the top Education Person of the Year was Deming School Superintendent Dr. Dan Lere.