The Wauseon Chamber of Commerce will again select a Citizen of the Year and is now seeking nominations from chamber members and the community. The Citizen of the Year will be recognized at our Annual Meeting.
The award will be based on the following criteria:
•Achievement in career area
•Contributions to professional organizations
•Overall impact/influence in the community
The nominee must currently live or work in Wauseon. The award is an effort by the Chamber to recognize those individuals who have worked for the benefit of Wauseon and its residents. Deadline for nomination is October 15, 2014.
Nomination forms may be found at www.wauseonchamber.com and are required to be completed. They are also available at the Chamber office or by e-mailing a request for a Nominating Form to email@example.com. Completed forms should be mailed to PO Box 217, Wauseon, OH 43567, faxed to 419-335-7693 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous Citizens of the Year are:
Harold Boucher, DDS; Sherryann Franks, Dorothy Biddle, Richard Yolk, Deford Schwall, Jim & Pat Dominique, George and Betty Edgar, Dennis Hales, Carolyn Short, Marv Goldsmith, Cliff Rashley, Justo & Carmen Suarez, Nan Zimmerman, Neil Weber, Al Lantz, Richard Elrod, Joe Kolb, Glen Lammon, Carl Buehrer, Darrel Garmmen, Dave Burkholder, Mary Gype, Bill Drummer, Kevin Nelson, Larry Lammon, Jeff Robinson, Russ Dominique, Bonnie Grisier, Gloria Gunn, Steve Schneider, and Jerry Metheny.
The Wauseon Chamber of Commerce is also seeking to recognize deserving citizens, businesses, clubs and organizations with Special Community Awards. They are as follows:
Public Service Award – honors individuals that exemplify outstanding service to Wauseon by their actions and contributions to the community outside the workforce.
The Extra Mile Award – honors an individual/group that always goes the extra mile. Their generosity is so memorable that it leaves a lasting impression in your mind and you never forget it.
Distinguished Educator of the Year Award – honors an individual that has high ethical and professional standards. They give of themselves unselfishly to their school, students and community beyond normal duties and responsibilities.
Business Growth Award – this business has demonstrated a commitment to their community, showed growth in the workforce and a member in good standing with the Wauseon Chamber of Commerce.
Outstanding Business of the Year Award – this business has demonstrated a commitment to their community. They are a leader in their field and have set themselves apart from their competition. They are a member in good standings with the Wauseon Chamber of Commerce.
“I Love Wauseon” Award – this award recognizes an individual/group for efforts in increasing the visibility of the City, improving quality of life for Wauseon residents and generally promoting Wauseon.
Community Nominations are to be made in the form of a letter detailing the reason for the nomination.