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Annual Awards Ceremony Dinner

Each year the Chamber gives awards to exceptional businesses in the region that have been exemplary in their industry.

Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm
Location: The Willimantic Elks Lodge – 198 Pleasant St, Willimantic

Cost: $35 for members| $40 for non members – includes dinner*
*please note anyone that registers the day of the event the cost is $5.00 more.
Sponsorships for this event are available! Bronze Sponsorship $50 | Silver Sponsorship $250 | Gold Sponsorship $500


Savings Institute Bank & Trust Co.
First American Title Insurance Co.
Wireless Zone

The Day
Golden Acorn Design Co.
Logistics Consulting
Republic Oil Company, Inc.
WILI Nutmeg Broadcasting
Chronicle Printing Co.
McClintock Roofing, LLC
Santor Electrical Contractors LLC
Eversource Energy
Key Bank
Chris the Gutter Guy
Royal Rooter, LLC
A T & T
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union
Questers’ Way

Reservoir Financial, LLC
Connecticut Casket Company
Padgett Business Services
Sarazin General Contractors, Inc.
Norwich Cardiac Medicine
Signs of America, LLC

Nominations will be accepted for the awards by sending us an email at info@WindhamChamber.com. The awards are given for activity during 2016. Nominees must qualify for an award by being a Chamber member for the entire year of 2016, must have completed their accomplishments in the year 2016, and must be a current member of the Chamber. In addition to recognition, award winners will receive a dinner and a plaque. For more information please contact Diane Nadeau at the Chamber at 860-423-6389. Please see the list below of awards that we will be presenting. If you have any nominee’s you would like to have considered please email them to us.


Business of the Year: This award is given to a business which has expanded through physical and/or employment growth, and has exhibited commitment to civic engagement.

New Business of the Year: This award is given to a new establishment which has been in business less than two years and has invested in the physical appearance and the economic viability of the community it services.

Corporate Citizen of the Year: This award goes to an individual or an institution that has made very measurable contributions to community betterment over a period of time and whose efforts will continue to significantly benefit the community and the region in the future

Community Revitalization: This award goes to an individual or an institution that has made efforts and contributions toward building community and improving the look and feel of the local area.

Golden Time Card: This award goes to an individual or an institution that has made efforts toward improving the number of available jobs by supplying the community with the most number of jobs.

Board Member of the Year: This award is given to a Board member who sets a standard for dedication to the vision and mission of the Chamber and, in so doing, inspires others to serve and to assume leadership responsibilities.

Community Service: This award is given to an individual, organization, or agency exhibiting extraordinary concern for the welfare and betterment of the people in their community and region by providing needed services and by creating partnerships.

Volunteer of the Year:This award is given to a Chamber member who shows dedication to the Chamber by regularly volunteering their time for events, projects and activities that further the strategic plan and thus benefit the economic development of the region.

Ambassador: This award is given to a Chamber member who best promotes the vision and mission of the Chamber to both our membership and the community.

Earth Award: This award is given to recognize a business that goes above and beyond by either producing environmentally friendly products or by using green/energy efficient products or processes for the delivery of their product or service.

Chairperson of the Year: This award recognizes an outstanding leader who makes a Chamber event or program a success through their enthusiasm, insight and guidance.

Technology Award:This award recognizes a business which shows outstanding knowledge of the IT universe and applies it to better themselves, their community and other businesses in the Windham Region.

Innovative Education Award: This new award recognizes an educational institution or program for thinking outside of the box giving opportunities for young students to grow and achieve their educational or career goals.

Philanthropist of the Year: This award recognizes an individual who shows consistent selfless giving to organizations, charities or causes in their community. Their contributions are not only financial but include their participation and leadership support.

Wellness Award: This award recognizes a person or business that promotes health and wellness in their community through education and example.

Hispanic Business of the Year: This award recognizes a Hispanic establishment which has invested in the physical appearance and the economic viability of the community it services.

Helping businesses be more successful.

Questions or Request? Please email us at: Info@WindhamChamber.com

Windham Region Chamber of Commerce
1010 Main St., P.O. Box 43
Willimantic CT 06226
Phone: (860) 423-6389
Fax: (860) 423-8235

Corporate Sponsors

Savings Institute Key Bank Eversource
Hit Music i98.3 Gutter Guys
The Chronicle Logistics Consulting WILI 1400 AM

A very special thank you to our Corporate Sponsors for your dedication and continued support to our region.

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