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Chamber Community Awards Nomination Period Opens

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October 28, 2020
Press Release
 
Jackson County Chamber of Commerce
Contact: Craig Hatch
 (517) 782-8221
Craig@JacksonChamber.org
 
For immediate release October 28th:                                                   
 
The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce it is currently seeking nominations for its Community Awards Week presented by JTV and Jackson’s NewsTalk 970 AM/101.5 FM. The weeklong celebration, January 31 – February 4, 2021 will highlight winners of five significant awards:
 
Omotenashi Presented by Experience Jackson
Omotenashi is a Japanese word that represents the act of providing detailed service. This award recognizes an organization that excels at taking care of visitors, which in turn, equals return visitors to Jackson and creates a positive perception of the Jackson community.
 
Brick Award Presented by Jackson Commercial Contractors Association
These awards (3) honor businesses or organizations that have made a commitment to substantial facilities improvements, locating, or expanding their business in Jackson County.
 
Small Business Person of the Year Presented by County National Bank
Awarded to a Jackson County business that has shown a capacity to withstand the test of time with innovation in their implementation of services, products, and programs.
 
Reach Hire Presented Michigan Works! Southeast
This award honors an individual or organization that has displayed a remarkable commitment to developing today’s workforce to support the future of Jackson County’s economy through measurable job growth/retention, collaboration with education and creativity.
 
Athena Award Presented by Dawn Food Productions, Inc.
Award winners exemplify excellence, creativity and initiative throughout their career, donate time and talent to improve the quality of life for others, help women to reach their full leadership potential through mentorship roles or relationships, and significantly contribute to the Jackson Community.
 
Nominations can be made on the Chamber’s website: https://www.jacksonchamber.org/events/community-awards-week/
 
Nominations will be accepted until Tuesday, November 17th at 5:00 PM.
 
The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit association of businesses and non-profits, committed to strengthening their organizations and the Jackson Community. With a proud history reaching back to 1909, the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce supports its members through promotion, advocacy, collaboration, and education. For more information about the deferred membership payment program, contact the Jackson County Chamber at (517) 782-8221.
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Contact:
Tim Booth, Events & Legislative Affairs Manager
Tim@jacksonchamber.org, (517) 782-8221