Massena Chamber solicits nominations for annual awards
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 11:34 am

MASSENA – The Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce is accepting nomination of community members for three awards to be presented at their annual dinner Thursday, March 8.

The awards are:

• Gert Jurkovich Commitment to the Community Award, recognizing an individual, business or group that best exemplifies Gert Jurkovich’s dedication and zeal for the community she worked so hard to promote

• Walmart Business Leadership Award, recognizing not only a person who runs a successful business, but someone who shows exceptional service to the community, respect for employees, and dedication to customer service.

• Community Support Award, to a business for continued support of the Massena community.

Nominees must be members of the Massena Chamber. Nominations must be received in writing at the chamber office, 50 Main St., no later than Tuesday, Feb. 13. People can call 769-3525 or visit to verify if a prospective nominee is a chamber member.

The chamber board of directors will review nominations and decide on the winners. Nominations must include the name of the award, name of nominee, business name if applicable, and specific details of why they deserve an award.

Winners will be honored at the annual dinner March 8 at the Knights of Columbus. This will be the chamber’s 80th annual dinner, celebrating 80 years of service to the community.