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Tom Richter receives 2014 Citizen of the Year Award

The Outstanding Citizen Award is sponsored by the Boscobel Chamber of Commerce and established in the memory of Chuck Yahn, a Boscobel businessman, and church, school, and community booster.

Nominations for this award are submitted by Boscobel area residents each year. This community has many devoted people, who give endless hours in community service year after year.

Each year, Boscobel residents submit nominations for this award. We are privileged to have so many people dedicated to our community. We acknowledge their devotion, service, and support to the Boscobel area and its people.

The 2014 Citizen of the Year is Tom Richter. Congratulations Tom! Thank You for all your work on behalf of the Boscobel Chamber of Commerce and for your ongoing service to the community.


Boscobel Chamber of Commerce

800 Wisconsin Avenue
PO Box 122
Boscobel, WI 53805
Phone: 608-375-2672

Mission Statement

Our mission, as the Boscobel Chamber of Commerce, is to promote the city of Boscobel to businesses, residents, and tourists.


  • To provide support to existing businesses through marketing. This is to include advertising and community events, as well as the promotion of tourism.
  • To promote the growth of our community by attracting residents to live, shop, and work in Boscobel.
  • To provide support to the city of Boscobel and the Boscobel Developers in their efforts to retain and attract businesses to our community to include Manufacturing, Retail, and Service.

2015 Board Members

President: Tom Richter - Mr. Tom's Auto Body
Vice President: Todd Krachey - Krachey's BP
Treasurer: Barb O'Kane - Superior Trophies
Secretary: Crystal Krachey - Krachey's BP
Board Members: Robin Conley - Community First Bank
Ramona Kord - TRICOR Insurance
Patsy Pippin - Partners of BAHC
Eric Swan - Gendersen Hospital - Boscobel
Mary Wilson - Dollar General

Chamber Outstanding Citizen Award

The Chamber Outstanding Citizen Award goes to an individual who demonstrates good citizenship and community spirit. There is no age limit; everyone is eligible for the award. A committee of local people will review the nominations and make the selection. The award will be presented at the Annual Chamber Banquet held in January. The individual's name will be placed on a plaque at the City Library.

The criteria is as follows:

  • Is supportive of youth
  • Demonstrates good faith and integrity
  • Honest and personable
  • Proud and supportive of the Boscobel area community
  • Active in community service
  • Living or deceased
  • Helps promote goodwill toward others.

If your organization or members would like to submit the name of individuals to be considered for the award, please send a letter of recommendation to the Boscobel Chamber of Commerce, 800 Wisconsin Avenue PO Box 122, Boscobel, WI 53805. We encourage your participation and thank you for your contribution.

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