• Annual Awards

    2018 Nomination Form

     

    THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
    The highest and most distinguished honor given by the Chamber, the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is presented to an individual who has made a lasting contribution to our community by exhibiting leadership, providing inspiration to, and positively influencing others in the business community and our community at large. This award is meant to honor those who have a long-standing history of integrity and are respected both professionally and as a part of our community. Nominees should be current or retired Members of the Corning Area Chamber of Commerce.

    EVOLVING BUSINESS AWARD
    The EVOLVING BUSINESS AWARD is presented to an individual or business, be it new, expanding, or reimagined, which best represents the spirit and values of good business which have led them to success. These values include integrity, positivity, humility, generosity, and the advocacy of our business community. Nominees should be a current Member of the Corning Area Chamber of Commerce.

    YOUNG PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD
    The YOUNG PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD is presented to an individual, 40 years of age or younger, who demonstrates growing excellence, creativity and initiative in their professional field, is engaged in the community, and shows a strong commitment to good business practices thereby serving as a role model for other young professionals both personally and professionally. Nominees should be a current Member of the Corning Area Chamber of Commerce; current membership of the Corning Area Young Professionals is preferred, but not required.

  • 2017 Recipients

    LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
    Jerry Sleve, Corning Natural Gas

    EVOLVING BUSINESS AWARD:
    Arbor Housing and Development

    YOUNG PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD:
    Chelsea Ambrose, CareFirst NY

  • 2016 Recipients

    LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
    Mary Ann Starbuck, CareFirst NY Inc.

    EVOLVING BUSINESS AWARD:
    The Cellar, Owners Ellen & Michael Lanahan

    YOUNG PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD:
    Zachary Knapp, Five Star Bank

    (special honor)
    COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD:
    Michael McDonald