Annual Awards

Call for Nominations

Nominations for 2019 Citizen of the Year and Community Impact Award are now being accepted. 

Awards will be presented at the Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards at The University of Akron Wayne College on March 26, 2020.

Submit nominations to the Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce, 132 S Main Street, Orrville, OH 44667 or by email to Only the information submitted for the nominations will be considered by the selection committees, no further research will be conducted.

Information and submission forms for nominations are available below.

Nominations must be submitted by JANUARY 31, 2020 to be considered.

2019 Citizen of the Year

Every community is unique. No other in the world is quite like Orrville - mainly because of the people who believe it to be The Promised Land.

This annual award is presented to those persons whose efforts continue to make Orrville ‘The Promised Land’.  Selection of the honoree is based on outstanding service to the Orrville community over the past year, or for a long history of service during the nominee's lifetime.

To nominate an individual for the award, send a letter, or collection of letters, highlighting examples of how the nominee has served the Orrville community.

2019 Community Impact Award

The Community Impact Award honors an Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce member business or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to their community in the past year (2019).

The Community Impact Award recipient will be recognized for hard work, not based on monetary value, to make their community a better place to live and to work. 

Nominations may be made on behalf of the company or organization from an employee or member within, or by an organization that the nominee impacted in the year 2019

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