2023 Community Awards Gala
Seeking Community Award Nominations
Deadline November 22, 2022
Recipients Celebrated at Woodbury Area Chamber Community Awards Gala
Friday, January 20, 2023; 6-10pm
DoubleTree by Hilton St. Paul East
Now is the time to nominate a Business, Educator, Everyday Hero, Public Safety Worker and Nonprofit who has made a difference in the Woodbury area community this year! Criteria for each category listed below. The winners will be announced at the Chamber's Gala on January 20, 2023. Submit nominations by clicking online link below. Deadline for nominations is November 22, 2022.
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Business of the Year—Nominee must be a member in good standing with the Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce; an active business located or operating in the Woodbury area for a minimum of five years; show stability or growth in sales and services; demonstrate ethical business practices and corporate or community leadership.
Educator of the Year—Nominee must be a licensed teacher who instructs students PK-12 at a public or private school within the Woodbury area and must have taught during the 2021-2022 school year. Nominee should exemplify outstanding service, innovation and dedication to the field of education, fellow educators and area youth.
Everyday Hero—Nominee must reside in the Woodbury area and shown outstanding public service to the community and/or has positively influenced another's life through compassion, kindness, generosity. Tell us about a person whose good deeds went above and beyond to help others.
Nonprofit of the Year—Nominee must be an active 501-C3 organization located or operating in the Woodbury area for a minimum of three years, a Woodbury chamber member in good standing and made a notable impact on the quality of life for those who live and work in the Woodbury area while adhering to their nonprofit mission statement (mission statement must be included with nomination).
Public Safety Worker of the Year—Nominee must be employed as a public safety worker with the Woodbury area and been involved in an event or circumstance that displayed heroism, community service, bravery or dedication in 2022.
Join us at the DoubleTree by Hilton for an upscale evening of celebration, socializing, and camaraderie where we will recognize those in the community who make Woodbury a better place to work and live. Enjoy music during the cocktail reception hour as well as poured champagne and butler served hors d’oeuvres. A cash bar will also be available. Favorite event fundraisers prior to dinner include the popular Wine Pull ($10 cash for a bottle to bring home) and viewing fabulous Silent Auction items--bid online with credit card via your phone. We will move into the ballroom for an elegant dinner, opportunity for tables to bid on tasty treats during the popular Dessert Auction. Evening will conclude with an exciting program recognizing the community award recipients.