Dr. Daryl Olsen, left, receives the Guy Powell Award from Brett Irlmeier, Treasurer of Midwest Partnership EDC.
Midwest Partnership recognized Dr. Daryl Olsen, of Audubon County, with the Guy Powell Award for his contributions to the community and organizations he supports at their annual dinner meeting January 24th in Panora.
The Guy Powell Award was established in honor of the late Guy Powell of Greenfield, who served as president of Midwest Partnership EDC board of directors and was an active volunteer in several other community organizations. It is intended to recognize excellence in leadership and passion for economic development in the Midwest Partnership EDC region, taking into account vision, leadership, courage and impact.
Dr. Olsen was nominated by several individuals for his active involvement with Audubon County. He has held numerous offices over the years for local churches and community improvement organizations. Dr. Olsen is a partner of one of Audubon County's most successful and growing businesses, AMVC. He continues to spearhead community improvement projects and shows exceptional support for Audubon's schools.
The family of Guy Powell was also present that the dinner to assist in honoring Dr. Olsen. This is the fourth year the award has recognized the economic development contributions of an individual in the Midwest Partnership EDC region. -The Audubon County Advocate Journal