The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Spirit of Our Community Awards including Citizen of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Businessperson of the Year, Educator of the Year, Arts & Culture Advocate of the Year, and the Evergreen Award. Click here to place a nomination before Wednesday, October 17. (extended deadline: October 24)
Each year, the Chamber hosts these community awards to recognize well-deserving individuals who dedicate there lives and talents to positively influence the Cashiers Area communities. Last year, the Chamber received a record number of nominations in each category. This will be the first year community members can formally submit nominations for the Arts & Culture Advocate of the Year award. The award was created last year in direct response to the extraordinary commitment of nominations submitted and is presented to an individual, business, or other organization whose work promotes artistic enhancement or cultural awareness.
Award winners are selected by committee and announced at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Celebration to be held Thursday, November 15 at the Orchard Restaurant and Events Barn. Tickets for the event will go on sale starting Thursday, October 25.