Celebrating commitment and dedication in the business community, the Chamber recognizes and honors its Milestone Members.
Joplin Workshops, Inc.
Modine Manufacturing Company
Red-Wood Development, Inc.
Shamrock Bolt & Screw Company, Inc.
Thermal Engineering International
Acme Brick Company
Beimdiek Insurance Agency, Inc.
CNC Machine Products, Inc.
Joplin Museum Complex
E.L. Jordan, Jr., D.O.
Lakeland Office Systems, Inc.
Spring River Christian Village
United Way of Southwest Missouri & Southeast Kansas
Preferred Employment Services
Associates of Dental Arts
Benefit Management, Inc.
Comeau Jewelry Company
Countryside in the City
Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc.
Fresenius Medical Care
Joplin Rental Center, LLC
Mid-States Mechanical Services, Inc.
Ozark Camp & Retreat Center
Protein Solutions, LLC
Redico Industrial Supply, Inc.
Regal Car Sales and Credit
Santa Fe Tow Service Inc.
Sky Ranch Cave Springs
Tabitha Smith Accounting & Tax Services
The Touch Up Shop LLC
Watered Gardens Gospel Rescue Mission
The Whitlock Company
Dale Clark, Selby-Granger Insurance
Jessica Currier, Developmental Disability Resource Board
86 teachers from Joplin public and private schools were nominated by students, parents and coworkers. The Golden Apple Awards program, in its 34th year, is designed to recognize excellence in the teaching profession.
K-2nd Grade – Betsy James, Cecil Floyd Elementary
3rd-5th Grade – Lauren Frieden, Stapleton Elementary
6th-8th Grade – Heather Van Otterloo, South Middle School
9th-12th Grade – Fang Martin, Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School
The Small Business of the Year Awards program recognizes the importance of small business and not-for-profit organizations to the economy, job growth, and new products and services.
Atlas Safe Rooms
The Alliance of Southwest Missouri
The Industry of the Year award recognizes companies in the manufacturing, transportation, distribution and utility sectors that have played a significant role in our area.
Schaeffler Group USA Inc.
Each year one Outstanding Citizen is chosen by the three past Outstanding Citizens of the year, three past Chamber Chairmen of the Board, and the JACC President, based upon their commitment to the Joplin community.
Presenting Sponsor: Owens Corning Mineral Wool, LLC
Gold Sponsors: Downstream Casino Resort
Silver Sponsor and Centerpiece Sponsor: SNC Squared
Venue Sponsor: Missouri Southern State University
Entertainment: Ben Miller Band
Master of Ceremonies: Ms. Terry Wachter