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Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Pride Awards Nominations ARE OPEN!

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September 15, 2021
Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce
Pride Awards Nominations ARE OPEN!

Monticello, NY – September 10, 2021 - The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce has been honoring businesses and individuals for over 27 years with our Pride of Community Awards Gala and Annual Meeting. The Pride of Community Awards honors 5 individuals/organizations from throughout Sullivan County for their community involvement and their contributions to the economic development in the county.
The five winners selected are Business Person of the Year, Distinguished Service to the County, Distinguished Achievement in the County, Young Emerging Leader and one Township Award; all to be honored at this prestigious ceremony that will take place in November of this year. 
 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.
  • Young Emerging Leader recognizes an individual for their outstanding dedication in the Sullivan County Community.  They clearly serve as a role model for young and seasoned professionals.  They tirelessly work as examples of leadership, integrity, professionalism and creativity. 
  • Township Award is a rotating township 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 choses these winners?  A committee of past business-persons 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 SEPTEMBER 20th, 2021!  Please submit a formal nomination letter identifying nominee (with their contact information) and why they should be considered for one of the 5 awards to Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce, 196 Bridgeville Road, Suite 7, Monticello, NY 12701
We want anyone and everyone to be considered year to year.  For more information contact Jaime Schmeiser, President/CEO at or call the office 845-791-4200 X4. 

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