Nominations for ABC Award now open

The Greene County Chamber is inviting nominations for the 2015 ABC Award to be presented at its annual meeting on Monday, Jan. 25. Nominations are due by Monday, Jan. 4.

The ABC Award (Above and Beyond the Call) Award is presented annually to an individual or couple who through personal involvement, leadership qualities and unselfish giving of time and talent has positively affected activities or accomplishments beneficial to the community at large. 

Candidates in general should exhibit, but are not limited by, the following characteristics:

  • Involvement in a broad spectrum of activities for community betterment.
  • Activities should not be essentially an extension of the nominee’s business interests.
  • The nominee(s) should have exhibited leadership qualities.
  • The nominee(s) should have exhibited capabilities by initiating and carrying through on community projects.
  • The nominee(s) should possess characteristics of a nature to produce harmony and good will in promoting worthy projects.

Nomination forms are available by email request to sheilah [at] greenecountyiowa [dot] com or online at or at the Chamber office. They should be returned to the Chamber office at 220 N Chestnut, Jefferson, 50129, by the close of business on Jan. 4.

“Please consider nominating someone who has demonstrated these characteristics,” said Chamber office assistant Sheilah Pound. “This recognition is an opportunity to thank those who improve the quality of life for everyone around them.”

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