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Nominations are being taken for Franklin’s Annual Recognition Awards

The Franklin Chamber of Commerce announces nominations are being accepted for four prestigious awards, Citizen of the Year, The Duke Power Citizenship and Service Award, Youth Citizenship Award and Club/Organization of the Year.

The Citizen of the Year Award recognizes an individual who significantly contributes to the community and is an inspirational role model. This is the most coveted award given by the Chamber of Commerce.

The Duke Power Citizenship and Service Award recognizes and rewards leadership and/or involvement in volunteerism and community services to an individual, team or group.  Recipients of the award help foster a culture of citizenship and service that acts as a catalyst for others to become involved in civic and social activities.

The Youth Citizenship Award recognizes a youth who has shown a strong interest in serving in their community and volunteering to help others.

The Club/Organization of the Year Award is presented to the most outstanding club or Organization. The award is aimed at recognizing the club for its dedication and contribution in our community.

Nomination letters can be delivered to the Franklin Chamber of Commerce at 98 Hyatt Road or emailed to  Nomination deadline isFriday, February 10 at 5:00 pm.  If you prefer, a Nomination Form is available for your convenience at the Franklin Chamber.  Feel free to drop by or give us a call to have one emailed to you.

The awards will be presented at the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on February 28, 2023.  The Banquet will be held at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts beginning at 7 p.m. with dinner followed by the award presentations.

For more information contact the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce at 828-524-3161.

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