• Carbondale Chamber Seeks Nominations for Annual Awards

    November 13, 2019
    The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce is soliciting nominations for the annual awards to be presented at the organization's Annual Banquet, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020.
     
    The Chamber will honor recipients in several categories, including:
     
    Business of the Year which recognizes a Carbondale business which exemplifies excellence in growth, innovation, civic leadership, impact on the community and involvement in the Chamber of Commerce.
     
    Regional Business of the Year to a Southern Illinois business that contributes significantly to the Carbondale community and the Southern Illinois region as a whole. Nominated businesses must be active in the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce. 
     
    Business Leader of the Year, recognizing a Chamber business leader who best exemplifies the principles of business and community leadership through service to the community, respect for employees and dedication to customer service.
     
    Citizen of the Year which honors an outstanding citizen who has made significant contributions outside of his/her chosen profession, not for personal gain.  Nominees should reside in the Carbondale area.  The nominee’s accomplishments or achievements must have been within the past five years and should have directly impacted on Carbondale. 
     
    Young Professional of the Year is awarded to a Carbondale Chamber of Commerce business leader who is 40 years old or younger who best exemplifies the principles of business and community leadership through service to the community, respect for employees, and dedication to customer service. 
     
    Nominations are being accepted from business leaders and the general public and can be made online at www.carbondalechamber.com. All nominations must be received by noon, Tuesday, Dec. 17.
    Contact:
    Carbondale Chamber of Commerce
    618-549-2146