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SAVE THE DATE; THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28,2017
5:30-8:30pm at Berkleigh Golf Club

Shining Star Event 2017

Awards Criteria

Recognizes a Business or Nonprofit Member

Small Business of the Year (0-50 employees)

This award is reserved for a business with 12 or fewer employees.  In this business, owners and employees are driven to success by providing valuable products or services to their community.  They then harness their success to promote the overall welfare of the community.

Mid-sized Business of the Year (51-100 employees)

The recipient of this award is a business with 13-50 employees.  In this business, owners and employees are driven to success by providing valuable products or services to their community.  They then harness their success to promote the overall welfare of the community.

Large Business of the Year (100+ employees)

This award is reserved for a business or corporation with 51+ employees.  This will be a civic-minded and philanthropic organization whose employees engage in some type of community service activities.  This business will demonstrate passion for and commitment to both its employees and the community at large.

Nonprofit of the Year (any size)

The award recipient will be a nonprofit of any size that has been actively engaged in improving the welfare and well-being of their community.  This business will demonstrate passion for and commitment to both its employees and the community it serves.

Recognizes an Individual Business or Nonprofit Member

Entrepreneur of the Year (Individual)

The recipient of this award is an individual who is driven to make a difference for the clients he or she serves and the community.  The person has a passion for what he or she does, is goal-oriented, and is committed to achieving his or her personal best.

Advocate of the Year (Individual)

This award is reserved for an individual who has tirelessly advocated on behalf of his or her community and his or her business.  This member, who may be involved with either a for-profit or non-profit business, is visible, determined, and passionate about both business and community causes.

 

Member of the Year

The coveted Member of the Year award will be presented to a Member who is among the six winners selected from each award category.  This Member must be a consummate professional, both in business and in the community, and should be a Member who is a role model for others to follow.

This Member must also be a strong advocate for the Chamber.