O'Fallon Progress

O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce seeks award nominations

The O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce, along with the O’Fallon Progress, will co-host the 42nd annual Salute to Business Awards, honoring businesses that have made a particularly positive impact in the community at a luncheon Wednesday, April 11 at the Regency Conference Center in O’Fallon. Registration starts at 11:15 a.m., and the program begins promptly at 11:45 a.m.

Consideration will be given for Business Beautification, Economic Impact, Heritage, and Community Service. There is certain criteria to be considered for each award. The impact to the community needs to have been in 2017.

Submissions without supporting information will not be considered.

Submissions must be received by Feb. 9.

About Awards

Economic Impact

Things to consider:

▪ Jobs created/retained

▪ Capital investment for new construction

▪ Capital investment for upgrades/remodels

▪ Expansion that attracted other industry or stimulated community development

▪ New or unique service to community

Business Beautification

Things to consider:

▪ New construction with landscaping

▪ Exterior reconstruction with landscaping

▪ Interior reconstruction

▪ Maintenance of existing facilities & landscaping

▪ Historical/cultural preservation

▪ or unique service to community

Spirit of the Chamber

This award is for an O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce member. Nominations are made by the Chamber Board of Directors.

Things to consider:

▪ Location — not restricted to O’Fallon-Shiloh

▪ Community partnerships

▪ Chamber partnership

Heritage Award

Things to consider:

▪ Existence for 100-plus years

Community Service

This award is sponsored by Rotary Clubs in O’Fallon.

Things to consider:

▪ Community partnerships

▪ Businesses that exemplify the Rotary motto of “Service above self”

How to submit a nomination

If there’s a business you feel needs to be recognized in one of the categories, contact the O'Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce one of the following ways:

▪ Stop by the Chamber office: 116 E. First St. in O’Fallon

▪ Mail: P.O. Box 371, O'Fallon IL 62269

▪ Email: director@ofallonchamber.com or chamber@ofallonchamber.com

▪ Fax: 618-632-8162

▪ Phone: 618-632-3377

Please include your personal contact information, so Chamber officials can get in touch with you if needed. Submissions without supporting information will not be considered. Submissions must be received by Feb. 9.