Awards Nominations – 85th Annual Chamber Awards Banquet

Feb 2, 2019

Union County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet & Nominations 
 
IT’S TIME TO SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATIONS!
 
The 2019 Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet will be held on Friday, April 12th from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Blue Mountain Conference Center, 404 12th Street, La Grande.
 
All nominations must be submitted to the Union County Chamber of Commerce no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 5th. (Please note: Please do not submit originals. Nomination paperwork can not be returned once submitted).
 
You may submit via email to: kelley@visitunioncounty.org
 
 
Questions? Call the Chamber office at 541-963-8588
 
Nominations Are Being Sought For The Following Categories:
 
Business of the Year
• The purpose of this award is to recognize the important role businesses play in Union County
• This award should be presented to a business that provides services to the community, a business that promotes the community and engages and promotes volunteer efforts
• The nominee has a sense of community pride and is involved in community projects, organizations and public service
• Encourages their personnel to be active in the community
 
Entrepreneur of the Year
• This award recognizes an individual who recently opened a business with a clear vision and commitment to serve Union County
• Demonstrated growth in their new business in the past year(s)
• The nominee is actively involved in the community
 
Public Employee of the Year
• The nominee must be a part of the public works sector in Union County
• The nominee demonstrated a beneficial impact to the community
• The nominee went above and beyond to be a servant for Union County
 
Educator of the Year
• This award recognizes a teacher that excels in the classroom in the Union County school system
• Exhibition of the quality and/or innovation of an educational program or entity
• Demonstration of supportive and caring attitude towards students
• Demonstration of support for the school mission and values
• This teacher should be an outstanding role model and have a significant impact on a student’s achievements and performance
 
Woman of the Year
• This individual is active in community vision, events and/or projects
• This individual has given their time and expertise in making Union County a better community
• The nominee exhibits integrity and accountability
 
Man of the Year
• This individual is active in community vision, events and/or projects
• This individual has given their time and expertise in making Union County a better community
• The nominee exhibits integrity and accountability
 
Nomination Criteria:
1. Please include the following on your nomination: your name and
contact information, nomination category, nominee name and contact information.
2. All nominees must reside in Union County.
3. Please denote the category and explain why the individual or organization deserves to be recognized.
4. How has your nominee impacted, or made a difference?
5. Please cite some examples to support your nomination.
6. Feel free to provide supporting documents.