BOISE -- At a luncheon held on Wednesday, KTVB President and General Manager Doug Armstrong received the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce's first-ever Hall of Fame Award.

Armstrong was honored at the 2013 Small Business of the Year & Best of the Chamber Awards Luncheon.

He was selected by the Chamber's Board of Directors for his positive contributions to the betterment of the Chamber and support for their mission, to advocate for economic well-being, regional development, and quality of life.

Doug Armstrong is a leader among leaders, said Bill Connors, President & CEO of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce. Doug has spent many years working quietly, behind the scenes on behalf of many community organizations, and so we are excited to shine the spotlight on his significant contributions to the Chamber and to our community as a whole.

Armstrong is a former Chairman of the Board of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Boise Valley Economic Partnership.

He also served for the 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games, Northwest Nazarene University Foundation, Drug Free Idaho, Cole Valley Christian Schools, Boise Public Schools Education Foundation, YMCA, and Regence Caring Foundation for Children, and was also a board member of the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce.

Armstrong received gubernatorial appointments to four statewide committees, including the Idaho 2002 Olympic Committee, the Idaho Criminal Justice Council, the Youth Education Advisory Committee, and the Idaho 2010 Olympic Committee.

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