The Annual Community Awards Banquet

March 7, 2023 – To celebrate Chehalem Valley’s finest businesses, nonprofits, and community leaders, the Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce calls for nominations of visionary community champions and individuals who go above and beyond. Any individuals interested in nominating a specific person or business may participate; nominees or recipients do not have to be affiliated with the Chamber. Award recipients are selected by an independent committee of business and community leaders.

Award categories include:

  • Hometown Human of the Year
  • Junior Human of the Year
  • Educator of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • New Business of the Year
  • Emergency Responder of the Year
  • Businessperson of the Year
  • Wine Country Award

The Annual Community Awards Banquet will be held May 12, 2023, from 6 pm to 10 pm, at the Chehalem Cultural Center, Grand Ballroom. The Annual Community Awards Banquet celebrates the richness of our community in the hopes that you will come as you are and leave as friends. Tickets and sponsorships will be available soon. Please email for more information.