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Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Community Pride Awards Nominations ARE OPEN!

Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Community Pride Awards Nominations ARE OPEN!

Monticello, NY – Date you send out release - The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce has been honoring businesses and individuals for 50 Years with our Pride of Community Awards Gala and Annual Meeting. The Pride of Community Awards honors 6 individuals/organizations from throughout Sullivan County for their community involvement and their contributions to the economic development in the county.
The Six winners selected are Business or Businessperson of the Year, Distinguished Service to the County, Distinguished Achievement in the County, Emerging Leader, DEI Workplace Excellence Award, and one Township Award; all to be honored at this prestigious ceremony that will take place on November 14th of this year at the Villa Roma. 
 So, what makes someone eligible?  Or what criteria should be considered? 
  • Business Person of the Year is recognized for their dedication to the residents and businesses of our County and community.  They continuously go above beyond to impact the entire County in many aspects.  They show true business influence, leadership style, and strategic initiatives that they share throughout their community.  These are true efforts toward the betterment & improvement of Sullivan County.
  • Distinguished Achievement Award is recognized for their tireless effort and dedication to the betterment of Sullivan County.  They show leadership and extensive contributions to our community.  They have accomplished significant impact on their surroundings and the people of Sullivan County.
  • Distinguished Service Award is to recognize an individual’s act of helpful activity, help or extraordinary service and dedication to their community. Their leadership and tireless efforts are an example for others to follow.  They have made outstanding service contributions to the community.
  • Emerging Leader recognizes an individual for their outstanding dedication in the Sullivan County Community.  They clearly serve as a role model for new and seasoned professionals.  They tirelessly work as examples of leadership, integrity, professionalism and creativity. 
  • DEI Workplace Excellence Award goes to the individual or organization in the County that have created inclusive work environments through their workforce, supplier diversity programs, employee development initiatives, and more.
  • Township Award is an award to recognize a business or an individual for dedication, commitment and effort in promoting and contributing to their community.  It is designed to recognize and reward entrepreneurial engagement in townships while building confidence in township-based businesses. 
Who chooses these winners?  A committee of past businesspersons of the year and Chamber Board Members carefully review all nominations.  This is a distinguished group of individuals from across Sullivan County and a diverse range of businesses and backgrounds. 
Remember, that nominations are open to ALL and are being accepted NOW! DEADLINE TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION IS Friday, September 6, 2024.  Please submit a formal nomination letter identifying nominee (with their contact information), and why they should be considered for one of the awards to Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, 196 Bridgeville Road, Suite 7, Monticello, NY 12701, email Or FAX 845-791-4220.
We want anyone and everyone to be considered this year.  For more information contact the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce at or call the office 845-791-4200 X1. -##-

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