Nominate for the 2014 Business Excellence Awards!
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Wakulla County Chamber Business Excellence Awards. This program is designed to recognize a Chamber Business of the Year, a Chamber Start-up Business of the Year, a Chamber Non-Profit Organization of the Year, a Chamber Environmental Stewardship Business of the Year, a Chamber Member of the Year, and a Director of the Year (will be nominated by Chamber Board of Directors).
Nominations for the awards are limited to Chamber members in good standing as of June 1, 2014, and may only be submitted by our membership. *A listing of all eligible businesses for each category is included below for your convenience.
These awards recognize Chamber members for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the community. Judging criteria include the quality of customer/client service and goods provided, and the effort to benefit our community.
The Environmental Stewardship Award will be given to the Chamber member that owns and/or operates a business, organization, or a residential development that promotes responsible environmental preservation through helping to protect our county’s natural resources; striving to better understand our environment; and demonstrating appreciation for our sensitive coastline. Judging criteria include: uses environmentally sensitive practices in the everyday operation of the business; limits use of chemicals or pesticides; uses alternative energy sources; educates the public regarding the environmental and economic impacts of environmental stewardship; supports groundwater protection; or demonstrates other identifiable environmental stewardship efforts.
A banquet honoring the winners will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Your invitation and more details about the event will follow.
Please take this opportunity to submit your nominations and recognize a fellow Chamber member today! If you have any questions, please call either Petra Shuff (850) 926-1848 or Jo Ann Palmer (850) 728-2072.
All nominations must be received by Friday, July 25, 2014. Submit nominations to the Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce, Post Office Box 598, Crawfordville, FL 32326, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download your nomination form here (3) 2014 BEA GENERAL NOMINATION FILLABLE FORM 7 8 14 JP
Eligible businesses are listed by category here
Important Note: The following restrictions apply: 1). Chamber members whose membership status is “Individual” may only be nominated for the Chamber Member of the Year. 2). Previous winners for 2012 and 2013 may not be nominated in their winning category for a period of two years.
*The Awards and Recognition Committee has compiled the list of eligible names with the best information available.
“The Business Excellence Awards shine a spotlight on those businesses that have been selected by their peers as providers of outstanding service to Wakulla area residents. We appreciate the support that CenturyLink and WastePro provide in order to make it possible to recognize these important efforts”.