Outstanding citizens, business nominations being taken
It's that time again to nominate the 2014 Outstanding Young Citizen, Outstanding Female Citizen, Outstanding Male Citizen and Business of the Year.The Outstanding Young Citizen award shall go to the person (male or female) who is between the ages of 21 and 40 during the year for which the award is given. This person, who in the opinion of the committee, shall have contributed to the welfare and advancement of Sweetwater through community activity and who has demonstrated a high degree of ability in his/her chosen occupation. Consideration should also be given to those who have been actively involved in their church.The Outstanding Female Citizen and Outstanding Male Citizen awards shall go to persons who are 41 years or older in the year the award is given. These persons, who in the opinion of the committee, shall have contributed to the welfare and advancement of Sweetwater through community activity, and who have demonstrated a high degree of ability in his/her chosen occupation. Consideration should also be given to those who have been actively involved in their church.The Business of the Year recipient will be selected by a special committee representing past award winners, the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and the Chamber membership at large. Business of the Year nominees must be a current Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce member in good standing, have been in business in Sweetwater at least six months and cannot have won the previous year.All nominations must be signed to receive consideration. Forms can be picked up at the Chamber of Commerce. Submit your nomination form along with additional information on the nominee to: Sweetwater Chamber of CommerceOutstanding Nomination CommitteeP.O. Box 1148Sweetwater, Texas 79556Nominations must be in the Chamber office by 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Winners will be announced at the 2014 Chamber Banquet that will be held on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.