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Nominations open for community awards

Contributing writer for The Canyon Weekly

The North Santiam Chamber of Commerce is looking for good folks to recognize at the Santiam Community Awards night. 

The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at the Santiam High School Gym in Mill City.

The chamber is now accepting nominations in the following categories:

• Nonprofit of the Year: honoring outstanding community servers whose focus is on helping.

• Young Adult Citizen Award: recognizing a person between 18-35 who has substantially added to the community by helping to create new ideas and participate with local efforts. 

• Business of the Year: honoring a local business that has shown a history of excellent products and community involvement.

• Canyon Beautification and Improvement Award: honoring a local business or property owner known for their dedication to creating a more beautiful Santiam Canyon. 

Submit nominations on the North Santiam Chamber of Commerce Facebook page, email chamber
board member Sandy Lyness at [email protected], or call 503-897-5000.

Event sponsors are Allied Rock, Consumers Power Inc., Focus Heating and Cooling, Freres Wood, Siegmund Landscape Supply, Upward Bound Camp, Siegmund Excavation and Construction, Pacific Power and
Santiam Hospital & Clinics.

The chamber is a volunteer-runnonprofit dedicated to the promotion and prosperity of the Canyon

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