This event celebrates the extraordinary things local community members, businesses, and organizations have done in the Heart of the Valley area.
Dave Anderson is best known as "Famous Dave" founder of Famous Dave's of America featuring "The Best Ribs in America!", with over 180 restaurants and growing. Famous Dave's has received unprecedented recognition including "Hottest Concepts in America" by Nation's Restaurant News reaching over $400 Million in sales. Dave's creative genius has helped found several publicly traded companies on Wall Street, creating over 20,000 new jobs and billions in sales. In Dave's own life, he has experienced adversity, frustration, and bankruptcy as well as tremendous success.
Dave shares his heartfelt optimism using his life's story to share valuable insight and life lessons in dealing with today's fast changing and challenging world. Dave is an enthusiastic advocate of the American Dream, he stresses that no matter how tough things may seem today, if you never give up your dream and work hard tomorrow's rewards will always come.