The public is encouraged to nominate businesses, nonprofit 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 Jan. 17 and may be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 925.846.9697 or mailed/delivered to the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, 777 Peters Avenue, Pleasanton, CA, 94566.
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 Cafe Main.