Chamber Accepting Annual Award Nominations

Posted October 3, 2012

The Chemung Chamber's Annual Awards Breakfast has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 4th, 2012. Sponsored by Elmira Savings Bank, the program will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Elmira Country Club. The Chamber is seeking nominations for a number of distinguished awards this year:

  • The ATHENA® Award - Recognizes an individual who actively assists women in realizing their full leadership potential. Sponsored by ELM Chevrolet, F.M. Howell and WETM-TV.
  • Partners in Education Award - An initiative of the Chamber's Business Education Roundtable, this award highlights the outstanding efforts of a teacher or other school system staff member working toward the collaboration of business and education.
  • Mary E. Kennedy Community Builder Award - Honors the outstanding volunteer efforts of an individual who has helped enhance the quality of life in our community.
  • New Business of the Year Award - Celebrates a Chamber member firm that has been in business for at least one year but not more than five years, shown evidence of success, and also demonstrated the entrepreneurial spirit necessary for long-term success and economic growth.

The Member Services Council Ambassador of the Year and members marking an anniversary date of 25 years, 50 years, 75 years, and some marking more than 100 years will also be honored for their dedication to the community.

Nomination forms are available by contacting the Chamber at or (607) 734-5137.

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