Winter Gala Nomination Form

 

 

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce is excited to honor those around us who help build our business and community and who make a difference. Outstanding businesses, business leaders, educators, volunteers, heroes and non-profit organizations help keep our community strong and vibrant.  The following awards will be presented at the 2018 Winter Gala Community Awards Celebration on February 9th, at The Heights Hall & Club.

To nominate a business or an individual for an award, please complete the form below. Award nominations will be accepted through end of business, Friday January 5.  To print out or download a copy of the nomination form Click Here

Chamber Ambassador of the Year

  • Advocates on behalf of the Chamber to support membership growth
  •  Enriches Chamber membership events by attending and connecting with others at those events
  • Promotes the Chamber within the community
  •  Serves as a volunteer at Chamber community events and on event committees

Business of the Year – Small (1-12 employees within the organization)

  •  Advocates for company innovation, social responsibility, employee relations and workplace cultural excellence
  •  Enriches our community providing products and/or services that fulfill a local need
  •  Promotes involvement in local community economic development activities
  •  Serves as a role model of exemplary business ethics

Business of the Year – Large (13+ employees within the organization)

  •  Advocates for company innovation, social responsibility, employee relations and workplace cultural excellence
  •  Enriches our community as a quality employer, providing professional development to their team
  •  Promotes involvement in a broad range of our community economic development activities
  • Serves as a state-wide role model of exemplary business ethics

Community Volunteer of the Year (Spirit Award)

  • Advocates for non-profits, community events, fundraisers and good causes in our community
  •  Enriches our community by serving as a volunteer
  •  Promotes innovative or exemplary approaches in performing volunteer service
  • Serves one or many organizations as a volunteer in the St Croix Valley

Educator of the Year (Teacher or Administrator in District 834)

  • Advocates for exceptional student outcomes
  •  Enriches the lives of students through positive influence
  •  Promotes educational accomplishment beyond the classroom providing models of excellence
  •  Serves as a teacher, administrator a public, private or charter school

Hero of the Year (First responder, i.e. EMT, fire medical, military, police)

  •  Advocates to increase and promote opportunities for safety, best practices, and resources
  •  Enriches others through the services they provide
  •  Promotes the collective interests, passions and well-being of our community
  •  Serves groups and individuals leading to a larger community impact

Non-profit of the Year

  • Advocates for strategic partnerships, to achieve greater results than one organization could achieve on its own
  • Enriches credibility of mission through compliance with standards for management and transparency
  • Promotes innovative approaches and implementations to meet its mission and goals
  • Serves the community and its target audience with pride and results

 

YOU MAY ENTER MULTIPLE NOMINEES ON THIS FORM. MAKE SURE TO INDICATE FOR EACH ONE THE AWARD CATEGORY YOU ARE NOMINATING THEM FOR.

 

 

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