Use the form below to nominate individuals or businesses/organizations for any one of five annual Chamber awards. The awards and their respective criteria are listed below.

Outstanding Citizen
Candidate must:
– Be an employee or a volunteer of a member of the Chamber
– Be involved in civic activities beneficial to the Columbia Montour region
– Project a positive community image

Small Business Award (1 – 30 employees)
Large Business Award (31+ employees)
Candidate businesses must:
– Be a member of the Chamber
– Have demonstrated business leadership evidenced by diversification and creativity in the development of new products, services and/or markets.
– Have demonstrated staying power and positive response to adversity
– Have demonstrated community involvement

Nonprofit Award (<100 employees)     * New for 2020 *
Candidate nonprofits must:
– Be a member of the Chamber and a 501(c)(3) organization with 100 or fewer employees
– Have demonstrated nonprofit leadership evidenced by diversification and creativity in the development of new services, delivery of services, and/or markets
– Have demonstrated staying power and positive response to adversity
– Have demonstrated aid to the community through the use of personal and/or business resources, leadership or support of community projects and/or participation on other boards
– Chamber subsidiary organizations (Chamber Foundation, Downtown Bloomsburg, Inc.) are not eligible for the award

Community Progress Award
Candidate businesses must:
– Be a member of the Chamber
– Show improvement in the internal/external appearance of a commercial property through:
     New Construction
     Renovation/Restoration
     Remodeling
– Have completed construction within the last three calendar years or be completed by December 2019