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Nominating Instructions
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Catagory Descriptions

Carefully read the eligibility for all award categories and complete this form. Please describe how the nominee has distinguished himself/herself/itself with respect to both service and achievement for the award category,  Supplemental items such as newspaper articles, citations for service and achievement, photos, or letter of endorsement form city officials, friends, etc. are highly encouraged and may be submitted separately prior to the deadline by emailing Chamber@sherwoodchamber.org. All information submitted will become property of the Sherwood Area Chamber of Commerce.  Submit all nominations to the Sherwood Chamber by 5pm Friday February 10, 2023.  Hard copy nominations may be sent to PO Box 805 Sherwood, OR 9740 or delivered to 16273 SW Railroad Street, Sherwood, OR.  All nominations must be signed or the nomination WILL NOT be accepted.

Awards Presented Thursday February 23, 2023

Large Business of the Year

Eligibility: 10 or more employees; achieved excellence in business through marketing, promotional activities, and ethics. Makes contributions to their industry.  Demonstrates a high level of customer satisfaction, confidence, and service. Promotes employee self-growth and development.  Has proven their commitment to the community through personal and civic leadership and financial contributions.

Small Business of the Year

Eligibility: Less than 10 employees; achieved excellence in business through marketing, promotional activities and ethics.  Makes contributions to their industry.  Has demonstrated a high level of customer satisfaction, confidence and service.  Promotes employee self-growth and development. Has proven their commitment to the community through personal and civic leadership and financial contributions

Rookie of the Year

Eligibility: In business for less than 3 years; achieved excellence in business through marketing promotional activities and ethics. Has demonstrated a high level of customer satisfaction, confidence and service.  Has proven their commitment to the community through personal or civic leadership and financial contributions.

Business Leader of the Year   

Eligibility: An individual of the Sherwood Community that has demonstrated leadership, made a significant and lasting contribution to their industry and profession.  Has shown significant and lasting contributions to the Sherwood Community.

Citizen of the Year

Eligibility: Any individual who lives in the Greater Sherwood area.  Has demonstrated superior leadership for a prosperous climate in Sherwood.  Follows strong ethical and moral standards. Provides leadership and is a role model for others in the Sherwood Community.

Commitment to Youth Award

Eligibility: An individual or organization in the Greater Sherwood Area. Demonstrates a commitment to youth in the Sherwood community through their volunteering efforts, service and leadership.

Outstanding Community Service Award

Eligibility: A service club, volunteer, or non-profit organization within the Sherwood area.  Demonstrated outstanding service to the community through leadership within own organization as well as involvement in the community.  Has shown concern for the community by contributing their service, leadership and/or financial assistance.

Outstanding Youth Award

Eligibility: A selfless young person 21 years of age or younger within the Sherwood area.  Demonstrated outstanding commitment in the community through civic activities and leadership.  The nominee has given service and leadership in the community as a volunteer and is a role model among peers.

Golden Apple Award     

Eligibility: An educator in the Sherwood School District.  Has shown through classroom innovation, volunteering, or involvement in the community, a commitment to youth.  Has consistently been a mentor to youth and continues to go above and beyond what is expected.

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