Karen Pifher

Karen Pifher, chief executive officer of Creating Community Consulting and a director of Cornerstone in Frazee, has been nominated as a finalist for the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual Splash Awards.

The Splash Awards were created in 2019 and are designed to celebrate the impact and involvement of Detroit Lakes community volunteers.

Pifher is nominated for the Accelerator Award. The award recognizes an individual who motivates their friends, colleagues, family and community to get involved.

The Splash Awards ceremony will be held Thursday, Oct. 6, from 4-6 p.m., at The Lodge on Lake Detroit in Detroit Lakes. Admission is $25 per person. Call 218-847-9202 or email carrie@visitdetroitlakes.com for tickets and more information.

2022 Splash Awards

Accelerator Award Finalists

Dawn Duncan

Karen Pifher

Lee Kensinger

Beacon Award Finalists

Cindy Bruflodt

Kathy Coyle

Tom Mack

Launch Award Finalists

Kyle Meacham

Linda Norland

Viva Lauinger


Award Finalists

BTD Manufacturing

Beautiful Junque

Midwest Bank

Ripple Award Finalists

Becker County Sheriff’s Auxiliary

DL Breakfast Rotary

DL Fire Department

Skipper Award Finalists

LuAnn Porter

Patrick Petermann

Terry Eiter

Wave Award Finalists


J & K Marine

Maplelag Resort