WAYNE/PIKE - The Chamber of the Northern Poconos has announced its upcoming Community Awards Banquet on Thursday, October 5 at The Inn at Woodloch. The committee is currently seeking nominations for Business Person of the Year, Community Achievement Award, and Green Business of the Year.
Business Person of the Year
The criteria for the Business Person of the Year is as follows:
“The communities in our region are shaped by the people who live in them, and especially by contributions of extraordinary individuals, groups and organizations,” said Chamber Director Debbie Gillette. “The Community Achievement Award celebrates those who go above and beyond in their dedication and service to others and who devote time and energy to making our communities more caring, dynamic, beautiful, healthy and unique. They inspire by their example.”
Community Achievement Award
The criteria for The Community Achievement Award is as follows:
In cooperation with SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support), The Chamber of the Northern Poconos will honor a member business for their sustainable business practices, which can include: energy conservation, renewable power, transportation, water conservation, purchasing/waste prevention, and recycling/composting.
“Annual recognition of a Green Business of the Year is our way to appreciate businesses for making this region a more sustainable place to live and work,” Gillette said.
New Business of the Year
The criteria for the New Business of the Year is as follows:
Please contact The Chamber of the Northern Poconos at 570-253-1960 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information on nominating a business or individual for any of these awards. Deadline for all nominations is 12 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2017.