Chamber solicits nominations for annual awards banquet

From press and staff reports

 

The Winston County Partnership and Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will be held on March 6, 2014 at 6 pm at Lake Tiak-O’Khata.

The Chamber of Commerce and Main Street is seeking nominations for Man and Woman of the Year and Life Time Achievement Award.

Chamber President, Lee McCall asked that everyone consider nominees for these awards as they are county’s highest honors.

MAN AND WOMAN OF THE YEAR

McCall and the Chamber staff are asking that nominations for “Man and Woman of the Year” be made for a person whose accomplishments have been in the past 12 months rather than over several years. Also, a person who has received the award in the past is eligible to receive the award again.

LIFE TIME

ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Nominations for the “Life Time Achievement Award”, which will not necessarily be presented every year, are also being solicited. This award will be presented to a person who, over the course of a lifetime, has helped make Winston County a better place to live.

Civic clubs, Church Organizations, and Individuals are encouraged to nominate persons they feel are worthy of consideration. Nominations should be in letter form and addressed to Awards, c/o Louisville/Winston County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 551, Louisville, MS 39339. Letters should be typed, and limited to no more than two pages. They may be mailed or hand delivered to the Chamber of Commerce office. The deadline for submitting nominations is 4 PM, Thursday, January 30.

Businessess

The community has Retail Merchants that have gone the extra mile to make their customers shopping experience fun and favorable. Please take a few minutes to consider which one of the retail businesses have been committed to customers, their business and to the community, then take a few minutes to write a very brief nomination as to why you think they are worthy of the title of Retailer of the Year.

These nominations are due by 4 pm, Thursday, January 30, 2013.

This Nominated Retailer should meet the following criteria:

1. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEMBER (Members have plaques displayed)

2. ATTRACTIVE STORE (INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR)

3. INVOLVED AND VISIBLE IN COMMUNITY

4. GOOD CUSTOMER SERVICE

5. QUALITY OF MERCHANDISE AND MANNER IT IS DISPLAYED

6. PREVIOUS RETAILER OF YEAR NOT ELIGIBLE

7. AGGRESSIVELY PROMOTES THEIR OWN BUSINESS

Mail nominations to: Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 551

Louisville, MS 39339.