Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce Seeking Nominations For Citizen of the Years/ Lifetime Distinguished Service Awards
Since 1957, the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce has recognized local leaders for their dedication to serving the Greater St. Charles County community. Nominations for the 2020 Citizen of the Years and Lifetime Distinguished Service awards are currently being accepted. The Citizen of the Years award is designed to recognize the lifelong achievements of a citizen for actions, generosity and service, broad-based community involvement in a non-paid position, and leadership in organizations above and beyond the call of duty on behalf of the community. The Lifetime Distinguished Service award is designed to recognize the achievements of a citizen for their service in the areas of Humanitarian, Civic and Cultural.
Award candidates and recipients are nominated by members of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce and the community at large. Voting is by a committee made up of past recipients and past presidents of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce. Past recipients of the Citizen of the Years award include: Chuck Gross, Thomas Stephenson, Mike Sommer, Dr. Bernard Dubray, Gary Shaw, Grace Nichols, Ben Blanton, Dr. J. Michael Conoyer, Melvin Wetter, Henry Elmendorf, Keith Hazelwood, Lisa Baue and Jerry Scheidegger.
For those interested in submitting a nomination to the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce, please list each nomination separately and provide up to two (2) typewritten pages why you believe the nominee is deserving of the award. Letters of support are also encouraged. Nomination forms can be found on the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce website at www.GSTCCC.com or by calling the Chamber office at 636-946-0633. All nominations and letters of support must be received to the chamber office by Noon, Thursday, October 22, 2020. Nominations can be mailed to the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Citizen of the Years Committee, PO Box 1180, St. Charles, MO 63302 or emailed to Wendy@GSTCCC.com.