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Business/Nonprofit/Volunteer of the Year

2021   Business of the Year
Beyond Sport Fitness

2021    Nonprofit of the Year
Princeton American Legion Post #216

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2021  Volunteers of the Year
Faith Goenner, Goenner Consulting
Andrea Gerrard, Small Business Casual

Past Winners

Business of the Year

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2020: Marv's True Value

2019: ABRA Auto Body & Glass

2018: Sterling Pointe Senior Living

2017: Pizza Barn

Past Winners

Nonprofit of the Year

2020: Friends of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge

2019: Princeton Public Schools

2018: ACT on Alzheimers

2017: Princeton Lion's Club

Past Winners

Volunteer(s) of the Year

2020: Carrie Vesel, ABRA Auto Body & Glass

2019: First Bank & Trust

Nominate the 2020 Business/Nonprofit and Volunteer(s) of the Year

You may nominate your own business or another business. Please note that once a business is nominated, they will be required to complete a Business Overview to continue the award process. The Business Overview allows the business to tell its own story and successes highlighting each of the criteria listed below. Once a nominee accepts the nomination, the form for the Business Overview will be sent to the nominated business. 

 

Previous winners must wait three (3) years before eligibility is restored. 

 

Business of the Year Criteria

 

  1. Nominee must be a member in good standing with the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce (see Directory for list of current members).

  2. Nominee must have been in business for at least 3 years.

  3. Nominee must have demonstrated one or more of the following characteristics:

    1. Provides exemplary customer service

    2. Encourages and provides professional development of staff.

    3. Volunteers in the Princeton community

CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE A BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

 

Nonprofit of the Year Criteria

 

  1. Nominee must be an active 501(c)3 or nonprofit organization.

  2. Nominee must be a member in good standing with the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce (see Directory for list of current members).

  3. Nominee must have been in operation for at least three years.

  4. Nominee must have shown exemplary support to the Princeton area.

  5. Nominee must have demonstrated the following:

    1. Outstanding contributions to the community

    2. Must have shown the impact, supporting the needs of the organization’s work.

    3. Must have shown organizational excellence and responsibility to stakeholders.

    4. Mission statement of the nonprofit organization must be provided.

CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE A NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR

Volunteer of the Year Criteria

  1. Nominee must be a member of the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce either through their own business or their employer.

  2. Nominee must have shown exemplary support to the Princeton area.

  3. Nominee must have demonstrated the following:

    1. Outstanding contributions to the community through volunteerism.​

    2. Selflessly gives of their time to improving the community without receiving monetary compensation

    3. May be considered a mentor to others based upon their volunteer efforts.

 

CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE A VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR