Seeking nominations for Cloy Kuhse Positive Impact Business Award

Allamakee County Economic Development (ACED) is seeking nominations for the 2018 Cloy Kuhse Positive Impact Award. To be eligible, the recipient must be a business located in Allamakee County.

ACED will accept nominations for the Positive Impact Award until Friday, September 7 of this year. The award winner announcement and ceremony will be at the ACED Annual Banquet in October. The award recipient will receive a plaque and will be added to the award plaque that is displayed at the ACED office in Waukon.

New Albin Savings Bank was the 2017 Cloy Kuhse Positive Impact Award winner, and ACED looks forward to announcing another business that is making a positive impact at the annual meeting this October.

This business recognition award was created in 2011 to honor the late Cloy Kuhse, who was an ACED Board Director. “The award was created to highlight and recognize a business that is making a positive impact in Allamakee County, as well as to honor the memory of Cloy and his vision,” ACED Executive Director Val Reinke stated.

To nominate a business, nomination forms can be picked up at the ACED office located at 101 West Main Street, Waukon. Forms are also available on the ACED website, located at

Contact ACED at 563-568-2624 for more information. ACED is the County’s official business recruiter, business expansion and tourism organization. ACED is a nonprofit, countywide corporation. Its primary emphasis is to enhance existing economic development efforts through retention and expansion of existing business and industry, tourism marketing and coordination, housing need assessment and development, and the recruitment of new business and industry by providing assistance and referrals.

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