The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of commerce will host its annual dinner on Nov. 8at the Gran-View Restaurant and is accepting nominations for the 2013 Citizen of the Year.
Some of the criteria used in judging include: if the service he/she does is part of his/her job; the kind of service offered; how long have they been doing this service; any service projects are they involved in or have been involved in; people affected by their service work effect; who their service work impacts;if they are creative; and if they help motivate others.
The chamber is also accepting nominations for the Business Improvement Award recipient, looking for a business that has had a profound positive impact on the community and its appearance by renovating and revitalizing an existing building into a thriving business enterprise.
The chamber is also accepting nominations for the Outstanding Community Service Award recipient which goes to a person or group who have contributed their time and work into a project for which the entire community benefits. Nomination deadline for these awards is Oct. 16. Call the chamber office at 393-3620, mail nominations to the chamber at 1 Bridge Plaza, Ogdensburg, N.Y., 13669, or email Executive Director Sandra M. Porter, firstname.lastname@example.org