2021/2022 Awards Nomination

Business Person of the Year

This award recognizes someone who is the founder, owner, CEO, or president of a business that is a member in good standing with the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce. The nominee should exhibit business leadership and vision, displaying a significant commitment to the success of both business & the area. Someone who serves as a positive role model for others demonstrates a commitment to their community and is widely recognized as a successful business manager or owner.

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Please correct your Nominees Name.

Please correct your Please give a brief history of the nominee and their business.

Please correct your Examples of – How they have shown business growth, anyway they made improvements to their business, what have they done to continue a long-standing business.

Please correct your How do they exemplify excellence in their field/industry?

Please correct your List organizations with which the nominee is or has been involved in the community, i.e. awards, recognition.

Please correct your Do they encourage their employees to be involved in their community and organizations? If so, how?.


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Citizen of the Year

This award recognizes an individual who, through his or her unselfish commitment to the community, embodies the best characteristics of community citizenship and serves as an example to all.

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Please correct your Example(s) of prestigious accomplishments in their community.

Please correct your List organizations, years of sustained service, position the nominee has held, and any previous recognition awarded.


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Young Professional of the Year

This award recognizes a young person between the ages of 21 – 39 and who is employed by or own a business that is a member of the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce. This nominee has gone above and beyond to grow personally and professionally through community involvement, who exemplifies leadership skills and exhibits exceptional vision that contributes to success in the workplace.

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Please correct the following issues:

Please correct your Nominees Name.

Please correct your Name of Ocean City Chamber of Commerce business they are employed by, or own.

Please correct your How has the nominee demonstrated contribution to the area in which they live and work?.

Please correct your List of projects and/or community groups the nominee currently participates in or has in the past.

Please correct your List leadership positions held and committee involvement by the nominee.


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First Responder of the Year

We will honor one first responder from the 21842 zip code (law enforcement, fire department, EMS, and communication/dispatch) with the First Responder of the Year Award. This individual is awarded for exemplary acts of valor, outstanding community service, as well as going above and beyond the call of duty.

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Please correct your Nominees Name.

Please correct your Name of the branch the nominee currently serves in our community (Police, Fire, EMS, etc.).

Please correct your How has this individual demonstrated extraordinary community service?.

Please correct your Please list any medals/recognition that the nominee has received.

Please correct your Give a detailed description of a particular situation/event/act of valor that shows why they should receive this award.


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Non-Profit of the Year

This award is presented to an active 501-C-3 organization that has made a notable impact on the quality of life for those who live and work in the area while adhering to their nonprofit’s mission statement.

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Please correct your Nominees Name.

Please correct your The mission statement of the non-profit.

Please correct your Describe the history, structure, priorities, and record of longevity in serving the community.

Please correct your Examples of the non-profit’s outstanding contributions to the community.

Please correct your How their service provides benefits to others and how they differentiate themselves.

Please correct your Events and fundraising efforts in the community – give an example of achievement in the past 12 months that has impacted the community.


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Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award is given when an individual and member of the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce is presented by nomination to the committee that meets all the eligibility requirements. At that time, the selection committee will review the completed nomination and all supporting documents, then decide on the presentation of this prestigious award. This award recognizes an individual for a lifetime of consistent community leadership and philanthropic endeavors that have made a lasting impact on their community. Their actions, achievements, and contributions evoke admiration and respect. The nominee should have an exemplary community service record in the area and their influence and contributions will have made a tangible impact on the lives of those around them, their communities, and their place of business for many years of their lifetime and in the future.

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Please correct the following issues:

Please correct your Nominees Name.

Please correct your Details about the nominee’s business history.

Please correct your A comprehensive list of accomplishments, business, and community-related.

Please correct your Boards or committees that his nominee has held over the years.

Please correct your Examples of volunteerism in the community and the organizations that it involved (years of involvement, special projects, etc.)

Please correct your Awards and recognition they have been presented.

Please correct your Give an example of 1 or more items that have had a significant impact on the community and its residents/fellow businesses.


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