The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for its 76th annual Community Awards Dinner. The purpose of this event is to publicly recognize individuals, businesses and organizations that make significant contributions to the quality of life in West Seneca. An awards dinner will take place at Kloc’s Grove in West Seneca on Feb. 15, 2023.
Nominations are sought in the following categories:
Citizen of the Year: Nominee must be a resident of West Seneca for the last five years or more who has put forth tremendous effort for the benefit of our community.
Educator of the Year: Minimum of five years experience in a private or public school within the Town of West Seneca, or living in West Seneca for a minimum of five years while working in education outside of town. Teachers, administrators and school board members are eligible for this award.
Business of the Year: In recognition of community/industry leadership, nominees must be in business for a minimum of five years within the Town of West Seneca.
Community Service Organization of the Year: Must be a nonprofit organization based in and serving the Town of West Seneca for a minimum of five years.
Gerald Hathaway Young Entrepreneur of the Year: New in 2023! Nominees must live in or operate a business in West Seneca, be 25 years of age or younger, exhibit a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and be in business for at least one year. Finalists may be asked to give a five-minute presentation to the Chamber Board of Directors prior to final vote.
A sixth award for Chamber Member of the Year is determined by the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce executive committee. This award will be presented to a deserving West Seneca Chamber of Commerce member (individual or business/organization).
To nominate an individual, business or organization, please mail or hand deliver your nominee’s name, address and phone number, along with your name and phone number, to the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce, 1300 Union Road, West Seneca, N.Y. 14224. Nominations can also be emailed to email@example.com or made by phone by calling 674-4900. Please include a brief summary describing why this individual, business or organization deserves the award. Nominations will be accepted until 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7.
The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce is also seeking sponsors for this highly anticipated annual event. For sponsorship information, please call 674-4900.