The Saratoga Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce (SPVCC) Annual Dinner celebrated local businesses, people and organizations once more. The Red Wagon and The Trading Post were New Business and Business of the Year, respectively. The Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department was awarded Organization of the year for the first time in memory and Teense Willford was named Volunteer of the Year.
SPVCC provided their annual report, stating that they have 179 members and 23 new members, a 75 percent saturation rate and a 100 percent retention rate. Their income came 47 percent from events, 44 percent from membership and marketing and 9 percent from grants. Last year, the SPVCC website had 49,727 unique visitors and a heavy 148,286 calendar searches.