Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce

2018 Community Leadership Awards Banquet

The Waynesville - St. Robert Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its annual Citizen of the Year Award to be presented at our Community Leadership Awards Banquet. From now until November 15, 2017 the Chamber of Commerce will be accepting nominations from Chamber members. A one page letter outlining the candidate's qualifications and experience will comprise the formal nomination form, as well as a cover sheet including the following information: nominee's name, home address, office address, home phone number, office phone number, sponsor, point of contact, day phone number, and a 150 word summary of the nominee with his/her photo.

The Citizen of the Year Award is meant to recognize a person who has performed outstanding and dedicated service to the community and/or towards helping others over time not for a particular year of service. The individual nominated must have provided such service in the Waynesville-St. Robert area. Please mail or email your nominations to: Waynesville-St. Robert Area Chamber of Commerce, 137 St. Robert Boulevard Ste. B, St. Robert, MO 65584, Email: chamber@wsrchamber.com.

Nomination forms are available at the Chamber office and by clicking here. If you have any questions contact the Chamber office at 573-336-5121, or e-mail at chamber@wsrchamber.com.

Past Citizen of the Year Award Recipient

2017 Charitable Business of the Year

This award is to honor businesses that have made significant charitable contributions to the community. Applicants are judged based on the extent of services provided to the community, the impact the services have, and the commitment the business has shown over time.

The award honors businesses that have made outstanding contributions to the economy and community. The business should also display leadership in business and community affairs, be actively involved in professional and/or trade associations and maintain equal opportunity employment.

Submit the form to the Chamber office no later than November 15, 2017. Please attach a photo of outside the business with staff, a business summary, and explanation of why they are being nominated.

2017 Outstanding Contributor of the Year

This award recognizes an individual with a proven record of exceptional generosity who has demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility, and whose example encourages others to take leadership roles. Nominees must be an owner, partner or major shareholder of the business and must be active in the day-to-day management and operation of the business.

Submit the form to the Chamber office no later than November 15, 2017. Please attach a photo, biography with list of contributions, and include the organizations the individual is associated with.

2017 Educator of the Year

The Chamber would like to recognize one individual that has made an outstanding contribution to the community through education. The recipient of this award performs a key function in providing an opportunity for the youth of today to become the leaders of tomorrow. A professional recognized in the field of education who has made a significant contribution through education to improve the Waynesville-St. Robert community. The individual should be competent and resourceful in providing strong ties between education and the business community. This individual should be nominated by his/her colleagues as an outstanding contributor to the field of education and should be respected by students and peers.

Submit the form to the Chamber office no later than November 15, 2017. Please attach photo, biography, and a 150 summary to be read at the banquet.

2017 Community Non-Profit of the Year

An organization will be presented with this top achievement award to honor and recognize an outstanding non-profit organization. Applicants must have been a non-profit organization under section 501(c) (3) or (6) of the Internal Revenue Code for at least three years and have a local governance and management structure in place. Award will be presented based on the criteria of mission and program community impact.

Submit the form to the Chamber office no later than November 15, 2017. Please attach a photo of organization, 150 word biography to include mission and programs with the impact of the community, and a 150 word summary to be read at the banquet.

2017 Community Improvement Award

This award will be presented to the business that makes the most significant improvements on their commercial property. These improvements can be made over a period of time in the Waynesville-St. Robert Community.

Submit the form to the Chamber office no later than November 15, 2017. Please attach the, before and after photo (if available), and a summary of improvements.

2017 Community Leadership Awards Banquet