Nominations due Friday for ABC Award

Nominations are due by the close of business this Friday, Dec. 30, for the Greene County Chamber’s 2016 ABC Award. The award will be presented at the Chamber’s annual meeting Jan. 29.

The ABC Award (Above and Beyond the Call) 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 need not be Chamber of Commerce members.

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 at the Chamber office. They should be returned to the Chamber office at 220 N Chestnut, Jefferson, 50129, by the close of business on the due date.

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

Greene County Chamber of Commerce is located in Jefferson, and promotes the vitality of local businesses across the entire county. With nearly 200 members, the Chamber strives to foster thriving relationships between individuals, businesses and organizations by serving as leader, advocate and resource for Greene County businesses. By developing programs and events that promote and market the county’s unique assets, the Chamber benefits its members and the community as a whole. The Chamber’s motto is: Think Greene! For more information, contact sheilah [at] greenecountyiowa [dot] com

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