Chamber seeks nominations for citizen, business of year

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Dolores Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its annual awards of Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year.

Nominations may be sent to the Dolores Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 602, Dolores, CO 81323 or emailed to

They may be signed or made anonymously.

The deadline is Feb. 12.

Nominations shall be written, 100 words or less, and should focus on the criteria listed below.

They would love to have your nominations telling them about deserving and dedicated people in the community.

Citizen of the Year

A person or group of people that goes the extra mile for the community. They may display leadership, initiative, creativity and dedication. Through their involvement, they inspire others and make a difference in other's lives. Consider the following in making your nomination.

Initiative: Demonstrates ability to take charge by creating or developing programs, projects, or activities that impact the community.

Creativity: Develops/proposes creative ways to accomplish things.

Dedication: Dedicated to achieving results.

Inspiration: Inspires others to better serve the community by challenging them to believe in something more.

Business of the Year

Recognizes a business that:

Contributes and promotes growth, stability and improvement.

May play a leadership role in civic activities.

Gives of themselves in time and resources to the community.

Supports other local businesses.

Promotes the area as a good place in which to live and do business.

Demonstrates good customer service and community relationships.

Shows innovative and creative business practices.