CHIPLEY - The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for 2017 Member of the Year. The Chamber annually recognizes a member who makes Washington County a better place to work and live.

This prestigious award celebrates the member’s business success, community involvement, and civic leadership. The award will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Membership Banquet on Thursday, March 15.

To be considered for the award, all nominees must be a Chamber member in good standing and live or work in Washington County.

Nomination Guidelines

To nominate a person, submit a statement of 150 words or less on why the nominee deserves the top business and community recognition in the county. Any person or company may nominate someone, including himself or herself.

When writing the nomination, one should, to the best of their knowledge:

• Share how the nominee has made an impact in any of these areas: business growth, economic development, workplace advances, community involvement, leadership, and quality of life in Washington County.

• List specific examples of the person’s business expansion or improvement, community involvement, charitable activities and any other information deemed important in evaluating the nominee.

Nominations must be received at the Chamber office by 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 1.

Deliver attention to:

WCC Business of the Year

672 5th St., Chipley, FL 32428



Include the name of the person you wish to nominate, as well as your name and contact information (phone and/or email required for verification). Nominations will be kept confidential until the presentation of the winner at the Annual Banquet.

For more information, contact Chris MacBlain at 850-638-4157