The new year will begin with a new board for the Manawa Area Chamber of Commerce.
The 2014 Chamber Board members are Ellen Connor, Ed Dombrowski, Chris Mollica, John Smith, Tom Squires, Tim Trull and Sandie Wilz.
The 2014 officers will be decided by the new board members.
A “Chamber After 5” event will be held at 5 p.m. Jan. 16 at Lindsay House Bed & Breakfast. The co-hosts are Carbon Freckle and Lindsay House Bed & Breakfast.
Citizens are reminded to cast a ballot for the Manawa Decorating Contest hosted by the Chamber. There will be a winner for business and residential displays.
The ballots and maps of entries are available at participating businesses.
Each ballot cast is an entry to win a prize basket worth over $200.
Voting ends on Saturday, Dec. 21.