The Lakes Region Chamber is proud to announce the 2020 Community HEROES Awards recognizing individuals in our community that demonstrate passion, commitment, leadership and are the role models that better our communities. Nominations are submitted from the community!
J BART CONNERS AWARD: A committed supporter of the Chamber of Commerce and local business community. The award recognizes an individual for their outstanding dedication to the mission of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce. The mission to improve and enhance the economic vitality and quality of life for the Lakes Region Community through excellence, collaboration, leadership, integrity, vision and stability.
HURST AWARD: First awarded to Dave & Carolyn Hurst in 2006, this award recognizes citizens of the Greater Franklin Area having demonstrated excellence in community leadership and most specifically have demonstrated a lifetime of passion for the betterment of the Greater Franklin community.
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AWARD: This award recognizes an individual living and working in the Lakes Region, demonstrating a strong community engagement, leadership development and serving as an inspiring role model for others.
PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD: Recognizing an individual that demonstrates a commitment to leadership in public service or leadership in a civic organization.
STUDENT LEADER AWARD: Recognizing today's students is part of engaging and empowering our future workforce. Candidates must be currently enrolled in school. Their studies and extra-curricular activities show entrepreneurial spirit, peer leadership and a community to community service.
Winners will be announced virtually on October 1st.
Through out the month of October, we will feature and spotlight each individual winner.
PAST AWARD WINNERS INCLUDE:
J Bart Conners: Sandy Marshall, Travis Cole, Bill Quigley, Christine Harris, Penny Raby
Hurst: Billy Hurd, Skip Dubois, Lynn & Bill Burns, Jeff & Bev Brewer, Fred Caruso
YP: Joel Arsenault, Ryan Barton, Beth San Soucie, Chris Walkley, Kara LaSalle
Public Service: Laura Brousseau, Chuck & Lisa Drew, Clare Persson
Student Leader: Meredith Fay Ellis, Sophia Joyal, Kyle Minery