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Chamber seeking names for Community Service awards

Winners in 5 categories to be announced in March

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 51st annual Community Service awards.

The public is encouraged to nominate businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the Pleasanton community. The awards will be given in five categories: Business Philanthropy, Excellence in Business, Excellence in Service, Distinguished Individual and Green Service.

The awards will be presented at the Community Service Awards event in March at Pleasanton's Firehouse Arts Center.

The program began in 1963 to recognize good people doing great things in the community and since then hundreds of recipients have been honored.

Nomination forms and information regarding the criteria for each award category are available on the Pleasanton Chamber website, www.pleasanton.org.

Nominations are due January 17, 2014 and may be submitted via email to susie@pleasanton.org, faxed to 925.846.9697 or mailed/delivered to the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, 777 Peters Avenue, Pleasanton, CA, 94566. For more information, view Community Service Awards page online.

The Pleasanton Chamber presented six Community Service Awards in 2013. The recipients were Business Philanthropy Award: 1st United Services Credit Union; Excellence in Business Award: Simpson Strong-Tie; Excellence in Service Award: Volunteers in Police Service; Distinguished Individual Service Award: Debi Covello, and Green Business Award: The Clorox Company and Café Main.

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