Spirit of Our Community Awards
Each year, the Chamber hosts these community awards to recognize well-deserving individuals who dedicate their lives and talents to positively influence the Cashiers Area communities. Winners are determined by committee and featured in the the 49th Annual Cashiers Christmas Parade, to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2023.
SPIRIT AWARD DESCRIPTIONS
CITIZEN OF THE YEAR | Presented to an individual who has significantly and positively impacted community development through vision, innovation, and leadership.
BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR | Presented to a business representative who has leveraged commercial resources to support community initiatives in an extraordinary manner.
EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR | Presented to a teacher or administrator who has uniquely promoted character development and motivation as a foundation for future success.
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR | Presented to an individual who has generously given of their personal time, talent and/or financial support to improve the lives of those in our community.
ARTS & CULTURE ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR | Presented to an individual, business, or other organization whose work promotes artistic enhancement or cultural awareness.
EVERGREEN AWARD | Presented to an individual, business or other organization whose work reflects the respect of natural resources and the value of sustainability.