As always, a majority vote by the membership determines the award winners. Each Chamber member in good standing is eligible to vote and receives one vote per category.
For your vote to be counted, you must submit the code provided on your ballot, which was sent by USPS. This code ensures that each member receives one vote. If you fail to submit your code when voting online, your vote will not count. Ballots must be received by the Chamber office no later than 5:00 PM on December 6, 2019.
The award winners will be announced at the Chamber’s 97th Anniversary & Annual Awards Gala on Friday, January 17, 2020 at Little Creek Casino Resort. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling the Chamber office at (360) 426-2021.
Business of the Year recognizes the company that made the most significant contribution benefiting the Shelton and Mason County business community. Any size business is eligible; recognition will be given overall contributions to improving our community and/or business climate. This business must be a member in good standing of the Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce and should be headquartered in Mason County.
Rookie of the Year celebrates a business who has opened a storefront or began operation within the past 24 months. The recipient should fulfill a gap in services/retail/operations and benefit the Mason County community at large. This business should be headquartered in Mason County and must be a member in good standing.
Boss of the Year recognizes an individual who empowers employees, is an example of leadership and management excellence, and maintains excellent employer-employee relations.
Citizen of the Year recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to enhance the business community and the community at large. This person gives freely of their time, talent, energy and expertise. This person must either live or work in Mason County.
Community Supporter of the Year recognizes a nonprofit organization who strongly impacts Mason County through service, volunteerism, donations (monetarily and/or in-kind), and activism. This organization must be a member in good standing of the Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce and should be headquartered in Mason County.