Roche Jaune Awards


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Thursday, October 24th at the Big Horn Resort

 Every fall, people in the Billings area converge on a local venue to celebrate the brilliant and generous people who make Montana’s Trailhead such a wonderful and forward-focused community.  So many area residents are doing great things in their business and personal lives that the Chamber/CVB Roche Jaune Awards were initiated.  Roche Jaune means rock yellow and is a native reference term for the gorgeous Yellowstone River and Rimrocks.

Announcing the winners of the 2013 Roche Jaune Awards for Business Excellence:

Lifetime Achievement:
Jim Soft, Yellowstone Boys & Girls Ranch Foundation

Business Person of the Year:
Buffy Stiles, Picture Perfect Ultrasound

Supervisor of the Year:
Sheri Boelter, Tumbleweed

Tourism Excellence:
Ginny Hart, Big Horn Resort

Civic Leadership:
Krista Hertz, Billings Education Foundation

Employer of the Year:
First Montana Title

Customer Service:
Kassia Lyman, Billings Family YMCA

Volunteer of the Year – Adult:
Larry Seekins, YMCA and other volunteer duties

Volunteer of the Year – Youth:
Jenny (Boping) Kang, Billings Clinic Volunteer

Roche Jaune Award for Excellence:
Dr. Larry Severa

Nominations for Agriculture Excellence are still open! The award for Ag Excellence will be presented at the Billings Chamber/CVB Ag Banquet on January 17th. Nominations are due November 22nd. Click here to nominate someone now!


The Roche Jaune Awards ceremony will be held Thursday, October 24th at the Big Horn Resort. The cost for the event is $25 or reserve a table of eight for $200. For tickets, call 245-4111. Or order online here (pre-payment only)

The 2013 Chamber/CVB Roche Jaune awards are presented by


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  Supporting Sponsors:

Billings Association of Realtors

Midland Claims & RASE

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