The Annual Dinner is quickly approaching! One of the highlights of the dinner is presenting awards to well-deserving businesses and individuals. Nominations for these awards come from you! Please nominate your favorite business and individuals for these categories.  The deadline to submit your nomination is March 18. Awards will be presented at the Annual Dinner on April 8.

Description of awards presented:

Business of the Year – A business whose owner/owners/manager and staff offer the public excellent service as well as giving back to the community. Nominee must be a Greater Freeport Partnership member in good standing.
Nomination form here

Not for Profit of the Year – A not for profit that offers superb service to our county. Nominee must be a Greater Freeport Partnership member in good stand.
Nomination form here

Dale LeBaron Award – Mr. LeBaron was a tireless volunteer for this community. He was one of those special people who understood the value of being involved and was one who cherished the opportunity to give back to his hometown as much as he had received. This award is given each year to someone, who like Dale, knew the importance of serving your community to help make it better. This award recognizes an individual or individuals who have selflessly served the community with persistence, dedication and enthusiasm.
Nomination form here

Rising Star Award – This award will go to a young individual in the community who is excelling at their job, as well as donating their time to local organizations and volunteering. Nominee must be an employee of a Greater Freeport Partnership member in good standing, as well as being under 40 years of age or younger.
Nomination form here

Start-up of the Year – A business who has been in existence for no more than two years that is showing great growth, offering a product or service that is much needed in our area, or is otherwise thriving in their new venture. Nominee must be a Greater Freeport Partnership member.
Nomination form here