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Awards Luncheon

The 2018 Forward Janesville 17th Awards Luncheon/Banquet will be held on Thursday, January 25th .  We are now accepting nominations.  Click here for a nomination form.  Deadline is: December 1, 2017.

The 16th Annual Forward Janesville Awards Luncheon, sponsored by RSM US LLP, recognized and honored community members, organizations and businesses that have made a positive impact in and around the Janesville community.  Over 400 guests joined in celebration on Thursday, January 26th to help honor great work being done in the Janesville area.  Please join Forward Janesville in recognizing and thanking these deserving award recipients:


 [Videography Credit:  Drywater Productions]

The 2017 Award recipients are:
SSI Technologies  | Business of the Year (50 + employees) | Sponsored by Johnson Bank/Johnson Insurance
Jane Blain-Gilbertson (Blain Supply) | Lifetime Achievement | Sponsored by BMO Harris Bank
Rock County | Diversity | Sponsored by Minuteman Press
Bodacious Shops of Block 42 & The Studer Family | Community Improvement | Sponsored by Blackhawk Community Credit Union
UW-Rock County | Educator of the Year | Sponsored by Blackhawk Bank
Drywater Productions | Entrepreneur of the Year | Sponsored by First National Bank and Trust
R.H. Batterman | Business of the Year (less than 50 employees) | Sponsored by Nowlan & Mouat LLP
Dave Marshick (First National Bank & Trust) | Volunteer of the Year | Sponsored by Mercyhealth
Jennifer DeGarmo (FIDO LLC) | Goodwill Ambassador of the Year | Sponsored by Forward Janesville
Community Action Inc. of Rock & Walworth County | FJI Goodwill Ambassador Grant Program Recipient | Sponsored by Forward Janesville Goodwill Ambassadors

[Photo credit:  Megan O'Leary Photography]

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