Chamber Seeking Nominations For People's Choice Awards


The Quality of Life Committee of the Chamber of Commerce serving Lexington, Buena Vista and Rockbridge County is currently accepting nominations for the 19th annual People’s Choice Awards.

In addition to recommendations put forth by the committee, which is comprised of representatives of local civic organizations and chamber members, community input is also an important part of the process.  The awards are given in five categories - Volunteer of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year, Educator of the Year, Employer of the Year and Citizen of the Year.

Nominations may be submitted online at or by sending an email to  A summary of the reasons for the nomination must be included, explaining why the individual or group is qualified for the award.  The deadline is Thursday, Aug. 17.

Voting will begin at the Rockbridge Community Festival on Aug. 26, and will continue through mid-October.  The awards will be presented in conjunction with the chamber’s annual meeting on Nov. 1.


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