COMMUNITY SALUTE AWARD CATEGORIES AND CRITERIA:Award of Merit – Honors an individual for continuous civic activity, going beyond business or professional responsibilities. Award of Appreciation – Includes the following four categories:
Corporations, businesses and organizations: Winner must have enhanced the welfare of Stark County citizens through outstanding success in business or service.
Individual business professionals: Winner must have demonstrated outstanding performance in his or her profession, which ultimately benefits the community at large.
Individuals in Chamber of Commerce work: Winner must consistently, and for an extended period, have demonstrated outstanding performance on behalf of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, producing benefits to the civic or business community.
Individuals in short-term activity: Winner must have initiated and completed a short-term activity resulting in widespread benefit to the community.The 2012 Community Salute Awards will begin with a social hour at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and award presentation at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $50. Visit www.CantonChamber.org for more information, to nominate outstanding individuals and businesses in our community, or to register. For more information about the Community Salute Awards, contact Amy Nelson at (330) 458-2073 or firstname.lastname@example.org.