The Andy Awards

Since 1978, in the spirit of Kingman hometown legend Andy Devine…

The Andy Awards are the Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual event recognizing individuals, businesses, and organizations in Kingman who make a significant contribution to the community. This year’s annual Andy Awards Dinner will be held on September 21st, 2020 beginning at 6:00 pm at Beale Celebrations.

Anyone may submit a nomination form. Nominations for the 2020 Andy Awards are open now. You can download the nomination form as a fillable PDF and return it to the Chamber’s office. Nominations end at 5pm on September 4th. Don’t wait, submit your nomination today!

This year’s award categories are:

Citizen of the Year

Open to any Kingman resident who has made a major contribution of time and energy toward improving our local quality of life.

Student of the Year

Open to any Kingman student (grade one through college) whose efforts have made a positive impact on our community and who sets an exemplary role model for others.

Educator of the Year

Open to any teacher, counselor, school administrator, or member of the clergy who has established himself/herself as an outstanding role model for students and other educators.

Organization of the Year

Open to any formally recognized non-profit civic group that has made a concentrated effort through its nature or a specific project toward the betterment of Kingman.

Business of the Year

Awarded to any formally recognized Kingman business that has made a deliberate and focused effort, by its nature or through a specific project, to improve our local quality of life while maintaining a rigorous standard of work excellence.

Lifetime Achiever

Open to any Kingman resident who has dedicated his/her life, year after year, to the advancement of Kingman and its citizens.

Most Improved Commercial Property

Open to any resident who has upgraded an existing non-residential building, improving the area and increasing neighborhood property values. At least one photo must be submitted with nomination. “Before” and “After” photos are best. Does not include new construction.

Public Service Award

Open to local government employees, fire, police, sheriff, hospitals, or any industry that provides a public service.

Young Professional of the Year

An emerging leader/young professional, not older than 30, who exemplifies excellence, integrity, and initiative in his or her profession and is a business role model.

2019 Andy Award Winners/Sponsors

Event Sponsored by: KRMC
Table of Distinction Sponsored by: Pioneer Title

Citizen of the Year

Jim Hinckley*

Sponsored by: Desert Mountain Security

*Steve Wagner accepting for Jim

Student of the Year

Teagan Mosley

Sponsored by: Taco Bell

Educator of the Year

John Hansen* & Starr Jensen

Sponsored by: Chicago Title

*Stacy Klippenstein accepting for John

Organization of the Year

The Kingsmen

Sponsored by: Mohave State Bank

Business of the Year

Diana’s Cellar Door

Sponsored by: Mission Bank

Lifetime Achiever

Dora Manley & Bob Devries*

Sponsored by: UES

*Aaron Devries accepting for Bob

Most Improved Commercial Property


Sponsored by: TR ORR, Inc

Public Service Award

Brennan Cassidy & Bob Devries

Sponsored by: JM Eagle

Young Professional of the Year

Jordan Alter

Sponsored by: Kingsmen

Chamber Member of the Year


Sponsored by: AZ Networx

Ambassador of the Year

Keith Kintner

Sponsored by: AZ Sommers

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