Four Flags Chamber seeks nominations for annual awards dinner
Published 9:38 am Monday, February 29, 2016
The Four Flags Area Chamber of Commerce seeks to recognize businesses and individuals that have made a significant impact in the Four Flags community for the past year.
These awards will be based upon contributions to the community, business performance, innovative practices, growth of programs and the organization, volunteer contributions to the Four Flags Area Chamber of Commerce, civic involvement and leadership.
The chamber is inviting its members to nominate other businesses or to self nominate.
“We want to find and celebrate the stars in Niles,” said said Tyanna Weller, chamber president.
Nomination forms can be filled out online by following the link on the chamber’s website at nilesmi.com on the chamber’s Facebook page. The nomination deadline is March 25.
The winners of each award will be presented at the chamber’s annual meeting and awards dinner at 5:30 p.m. April 19, at the Morris Estate Supper Club in Niles.
Tickets are $40 per person or $300 for a table of eight. The meal is beef tips with another option of chicken or vegetarian.
Award nomination categories this year are:
• Business of the year
• Manufacturer of the year
• Service club of the year
• Volunteer of the year (individual)
• Niles young leader award (individual)
• Niles leader award
• Lifetime achievement award
Last year’s winners were:
Business of the Year: United Federal Credit Union
Industry of the Year: Niles Steel Tank
New Member of the Year: The Prized Pig
Service Organization of the Year: Niles District Library
Ambassador of the Year: Scott Williams of Inner Journey Healing Arts
Volunteer of the Year: Jane Brandstatter
Outstanding leadership Award: Mike Caldwell, Leader Publications
Lifetime Achievement Award: Wannis Parris, Delta Machining
Lifetime Achievement Award: Mickey Hutchison, Four Flags Plaza