Aknowledgements and Awards

A Special Thanks the Businesses who support our Community and its events:

2018 Dinner and Business Awards Ceremony awards recipients:

Presidents Award:

NAPA Auto parts

The president of the Greater McFarland Chamber of Commerce presents this award to an individual or group that has made a positive contribution to the Chamber, the McFarland community and area businesses. Since the honoree is chosen at the Chamber president’s discretion, receiving this award is a meaningful and respected privilege.

Ambassador of the year

Jim White

Awarded to a person who participates in the McFarland area that exemplifies volunteerism, attends functions, such as Ribbon Cuttings, Business after Hours, Ground Breakings, etc., volunteers for city events activities, is very active with city tourism and promoting our city.

McFarland Beautiful


The awards honor individuals, businesses and or organizations that helped make McFarland great in 2018.

Pioneer award

Snow White Drive-In

Highest form of recognition to a local business that has served McFarland and the community with distinction for over 20 years.

Over the years award

GEO group inc.

The Over the Years award is given to companies and organizations that have exhibited a long-standing performance as good business citizens and are major contributors to our area’s economic well-being.

Law enforcement officer of the year

Scot Kimble

A well-rounded law enforcement officer who has demonstrated a distinct pattern of community service. Exceeding the duty requirements expected of him or her position, this officer strives for professional achievement.

Small Business of 2018

Munguia Heating and Air conditioning

This category is open to all business’ in the community of McFarland that has been in business for more than 3 years. This candidate shows professional achievement and strives to better their own business as well as shows efforts to improve the community of McFarland.

Educator of the year

Manuel Cantu

This award recognizes a consistent record of outstanding teaching and related activities. Instilling in students a desire to learn and achieve, encourage their talents and foster their self-esteem.

Business of the year

Rite Aid Pharmacy

This category is open to all Medium – Large business’ in the community of McFarland that provide professional employment with competitive wages and multi-level career paths. This candidate also strives to better their own business as well as shows efforts to improve the community of McFarland.

Exceptional Young Leader award

Karina Hernandez Dionicio

The Exceptional Young Leader award provides premiere recognition of extraordinary young talent through service to community and noteworthy accomplishments. Candidates for Exceptional Young Leader shall have a history of demonstrated leadership within their job and philanthropic involvement. This award is presented as an encouragement for exceptional performance by young men and women.