The Douglas County Chamber is currently seeking nominations for the Annual Community Awards. The awards will be presented at the Douglas County Chamber Winter Ball on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. The Douglasville Conference Center will be the site for the Winter Ball presented by GreyStone Power Corporation. The Winter Ball will also install Mrs. Kara Pearson, vice president of Financial Services at GreyStone Power Corporation, as chairman of the Chamber Board.
The Sam P. Roberts Community Service Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary service to the community over the past year. The Citizen of the Year Award is focused on lifetime achievement and is presented to the Douglas County resident who has exhibited outstanding service in every aspect of giving back to the community over time.
The Large Business of the Year Award recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of one business towards the economic health and vitality of Douglas County in the areas of products, services, marketing, customer and employee relationships, community support and entrepreneurial spirit. The Douglas County Chamber Spirit Award recognizes a Chamber member that has continuously committed and generously works toward the advancement of the Douglas County Chamber and the community. The recipient makes a sacrifice of time, helps improve quality of life, motivates others and enhances the integrity of the Douglas County community.
Chamber President and CEO Kali Boatright commented, "It is an honor to host our annual community awards. We have so many outstanding citizens and companies who deserve to be nominated. Nominate your favorite today and be part of what makes the Winter Ball so exciting -- the awards!"
Nominations should be submitted with a nomination form and returned to the Chamber no later than Dec. 15, 2017. Elected Officials are not eligible for nomination. Nomination forms are available at the Chamber office located at 6658 Church Street in Douglasville and on the website, www.douglascountygeorgia.com.