Membership Information

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

Membership in the West Salem Business Association is open to individuals or organizations who have either present or past business or organizational affiliation, whether it be on an ownership or non-ownership, professional or non-professional basis in West Salem and the surrounding area.

The West Salem Business Association meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at Westview Inn at Noon. No reservations are necessary.

The Board of Directors meets at Noon the Monday before the regular membership meeting at various member restaurant locations.


The West Salem Police Department has a “Business Contact Form”. The form collects important contact and other useful information in case of an emergency at your business. Please take a moment to request a form, complete it, and deliver it to the West Salem Police Department, 175 South Leonard Street, West Salem. All information is kept in the strictest of confidence. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the West Salem Police Chief Charles Ashbeck at 786-0407.

Click here for West Salem Business Association Membership Form


BUSINESS/BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR

West Salem Business Association
Business/Business Person of the Year Award Recipients
2017 – June Dairy Days Committee
2016 – Beyer’s Custom Cabinets
2015 – Linda’s Bakery
2014 – Village Lumber
2013 – Pischke Motors
2012 – Berg Hemker Olson American Legion Post #51
2011 – Clinic Pharmacy Gifts & More and George Christiansen
2010 – Hansen’s IGA
2009 – Union State Bank
2008 – Monte Wick – Farmers Co-op Shipping
2007 – Denise Jones – Jones Chiropractic
2006 – Paula and Bob Martell – Neshonoc Lakeside Campground
2005 – Thomas Pralle – West Salem Pharmacy
2004 – Rich Petry – Features Sports Bar & Grill
2003 – Jerome Klos – Klos Law Office
2002 – Sharon Fuller – Fuller Chiropractic/Village People
2001 – Brickl Bros.
2000 – Steve Plenge – Americinn Motel
1999 – Ben Baker – Coulee News
1998 – Errol Kindschy – West Salem Historical Society
1997 – Cheryl Brenengen – Brenengen Chevrolet
1996 – Alan Witte
1995 – Jim Quinn – American Family Life Insurance
1994 – Jim Leicht – Neshonoc Lake District
1993 – Leo Hansen – Hansen’s IGA
1992 – Jake Jacobson – Union State Bank
1991 – Casey and Doris Kastenschmidt – Casey’s Hardware
1990 – Lillian Twining – First National Bank
1989 – David Hundt – Hunter’s Last Chance
1988 – David Scott – Scott Dentistry
1987 – Tom Heffernan – Tom’s Autobody
1986 – Gloria Pralle
1985 – Tom Miller
1984 – Mark Thompson
1983 – Vern Romskog
1982 – 1st Responders/Fire Department
1981 – Evan Zantow
1980 – Kenneth Keller
1979 – Bob Kasparek
1978 – Arthur Wigdahl


CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

West Salem Business Association
Citizen of the Year Award Recipients
2017 – James Jenks
2016 – Rita Schmitz
2015 – Barbara Manthei
2014 – Rick and Randy Schultz
2013 – Helen Harold
2012 – Eric Bauer and Dan Eoriatti
2011 – Errol Kindschy
2010 – Jim Quinn
2009 – Camille Lusk
2008 – Sue Strauss
2007 – Connie Blunck
2006 – Paul Degenhardt
2005 – Vern “OJ” Romskog
2004 – Duane Kneifl
2003 – Gib Wee


Honor Student Banquet

Thank You Letters