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Schuyler Chamber Seeks Award Nominees

The Schuyler County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for their 2007 Lifetime Achievement in Business and Community Spirit Awards.Nominations must be submitted to the Chamber no later than November 16th. The award will be presented at the Chamber’s 119th Annual Banquet presented by Visions Federal Credit Union, scheduled for Friday, January 11, 2008, at the Watkins Glen Community Center.Lifetime Achievement Award nominees may include a successful partnership of one or more persons, must be a past or present member in good standing of the Schuyler County Chamber of Commerce, must own or manage a local business and have taken business risks to create jobs or trade over a period of time, must have demonstrated staying power as an established business, must be actively involved in community and civic organizations in Schuyler County over at least the last 15 years, and must be of the stature as to keep the award prestigious and compliment past/future winners.Past Lifetime Achievement Award winners include: Lloyd Cotton, Robert Carpenter, Anthony Pulos, Kenneth Wilson, William Peters, William Simiele, Dominick Franzese, Joanne McLaine, James Chedzoy, Monty and Beverly Stamp, Carol Bower, Tom Wade, Stan & Sharie Beaver, Brubaker Family, Nick Anagnost, and Steve Gillette.Community Spirit Award nominees must be either a business or individual that has demonstrated leadership and excellence in philanthropy, encourages civic initiatives and/or facilitating humanitarianism, has made this significant contribution within the last five years, and positively impacts the community in which the business operates.Past Community Spirit award winners include: Ron Mathews, Moose Lodge #426, The Arc of Schuyler County, Glenda Gephart, Roseanne Paradiso and Rose Ciccone.For nomination forms, contact the Schuyler County Chamber of Commerce at (607) 535-4300 or email chamber@schuylerny.com, or download forms at www.schuylerny.com

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