Event date: 3/21/2019 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Export event Nominations for this year’s Presidents Awards are now OPEN! Presented by Grant Thornton The Port Colborne Wainfleet Chamber of Commerce is getting ready once again to honour those who make the community a better place to live. Until February 22, 2019, the Chamber is accepting nominations for the President's Awards, which will be handed out at the annual gala taking place on March 21st. See below for the nominations forms and nominate a business today! Previous Event Southern Tier Mayor’s Luncheon Next Event South Niagara Chamber Challenge Documents to download Business of the Year Sponsored by RBC Royal Bank(.pdf, 105.51 KB) - 17 download(s) This award recognizes a business that has displayed a history of outstanding business practices and has demonstrated a commitment to the community through support of local events. Citizen of the Year Sponsored by Jungbunzlauer(.pdf, 88.66 KB) - 9 download(s) This award recognizes those who have contributed in an outstanding way to the social fabric of the Port Colborne and/or Wainfleet communities during 2018. Junior Youth Citizen of the Year(.pdf, 82.75 KB) - 3 download(s) This award recognizes outstanding young people who are performing worthwhile community service, contributing to their communities while living with limitations, have performed acts of heroism or are good kids who are making life better for others and doing more than expected of someone their age. You must have been between ages 6-13 in 2018 to be eligible. New Business of the Year(.pdf, 82.69 KB) - 2 download(s) All new businesses in Port Colborne and Wainfleet that have been operational for less than 18 months (as of March 2018) are eligible for this award. The recipient will be a new business that is demonstrating smart business practices and is experiencing success that suggests continued accomplishment and/or foreseeable growth in the future. Women in Business Sponsored by White's/Verge Insurance Group(.pdf, 131.15 KB) - 8 download(s) This award is presented to a business in Port Colborne or Wainfleet that is owned and/or operated by a woman. It recognizes a woman who has taken the positive steps necessary in order to move forward, inspire others, overcome obstacles and achieve business success. Home-based businesses are eligible for nomination. Youth Citizen of the Year Sponsored by the City of Port Colborne(.pdf, 111.88 KB) - 3 download(s) Students are asked to submit their application for consideration of this Award. In essay form, please answer the following three questions. In addition, supply any supporting documents you feel is appropriate. Also required, are two letters of reference-one from your school and another personal reference (i.e. church, volunteer organization, employer…).