The Affton Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the following annual awards:
BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR— Recognition of a successful business leader who has demonstrated ethical business practices, distinguished himself/herself with their dedicated commitment & energetic leadership, and is active in the community. This person has given of his/her service to enhance the quality of business life in the Affton community. The person should embody the best qualities of community leadership through the combination of business, civic, and community activities.
CITIZEN OF THE YEAR: —Recognition of an individual who has made unique volunteer contributions to the Affton community with outstanding service and dedication to the interests of the community in a selfless manner
HAROLD O. KESSLER BEAUTIFICATION AWARDS:
1) Commercial Renovation–an award for renovation of a commercial building in 63123 completed in 2014.
2) Commercial New Construction–an award for new construction of a commercial building in 63123 completed in 2014.
Nominations for the beautification of a chamber member’s building not in 63123 may be submitted for consideration.
COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT AWARDS:
This award is given, when appropriate, to a building in 63123 which was built or renovated with public funds and completed in 2014.
For Beatification or Improvement Awards, please submit a picture of the project, if available, and a description of what was done. Before and After pictures would be appropriate.
To nominate for any of the above awards, go to www.afftonchamber.com, click on “Events” then: Forms” page and download “awardnominationform.pdf” OR send the name,
address, & phone number of the nominee along with a letter telling why you believe your nominee should receive the award and which award.
All nominations MUST be received at the Chamber office (9815 Mackenzie Rd., 63123) by Thursday, October 30, 2014. Those chosen must be able to be present at the awards dinner.
Awards will be presented at the Annual Awards and Auction Dinner on Saturday, February 21, 2015. The dinner will be held at Genesis Banquet Center at 2651 Telegraph Rd. This is the fourteenth year that the annual auction and awards will be combined to provide attendees with an even more enjoyable evening. The cost will be $40.00 per person which includes a buffet dinner, premium open bar, and a bid number. For additional information or reservations call the Chamber Office at 314-631-3100.