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The Indianola 2020 annual dinner will be on January 16th 2020! 

Nominate Your Favorite Business or Individual for Award

Who would you like to see honored at the Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner? What business or person do you know that fits the criteria for one or more of the Chamber’s awards. Take a few minutes and nominate that person or business for an award today!  Awards will be presented during the Chamber’s Annual Dinner on January 16, 2020.
Chamber businesses and guests are invited to attend a relaxing evening, with heavy appetizers, and music as we celebrate our award winners!  Registration coming soon!

Nomination forms must be accompanied by a written explanation of your reason for this nomination and details about how they meet the criteria for the award.

Nomination forms need to be received no later than Noon on November 22, 2019. Forms can be emailed to; Faxed to 515-961-9753; dropped off at the Chamber office, or mailed to Indianola Chamber of Commerce, 111 N. Buxton, Ste. 117, Indianola, IA 50125. If mailing your nomination form must be received by November 22, 2019.

This award is presented to a faculty member, administrator or staff person from the Indianola Community School District whose actions reflect an accomplishment on behalf of the community.   View Nomination Form

Award Criteria:
  • Nominees must have a minimum of five years of service to the Indianola Community School District.
  • The Award will be presented to a person who is dedicated to the preparation of young people for personal and intellectual growth and who is committed to the community of Indianola.
  • Any employee (faculty, staff, or administrator) of the Indianola school district is eligible.
  • Nominations may come from any person residing in the Indianola Community School District.
2019 Educator of the Year Award Nom Form.pdf
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STEVEN G. PFEIFER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEARThis award is presented to a volunteer who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the community.
View Nomination Form

Award Criteria:
  • Shown commitment to their civic organization, club and community
  • Is a mentor to others, providing inspiration and encouragement
  • Performs unselfish acts of service to others in the community
  • Exhibits a giving spirit in the community and their world   

2019 Volunteer Nomination Form.pdf
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DISTINGUISHED CHAMBER LEADER:  This award is presented to an individual who has shown significant and notable contributions and leadership to the Indianola Chamber of Commerce and/or Indianola community.  View Nomination Form

Award Criteria:
  • Demonstration of leadership, vision, service and/or involvement with Indianola Chamber programs and initiatives.
  • Demonstration of leadership, vision, and/or service for the betterment of the Indianola community.
  • Contributions and/ or commitment of time towards business, professional and community leadership.
  • Demonstration of excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession and provide valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community.
  • Established reputation of character, trust and leadership for others to emulate.
2019 Distinquished Chamber Leader Nomination form.pdf
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EMERGING BUSINESS: This award is presented to a Chamber business who has experienced growth or enhanced profitability through innovation in business practices, superior customer service philosophy or significant improvement to their commercial property in 2019. Chamber Businesses are encouraged to self-nominate for this award.
View Nomination Form

Award Criteria:
Experienced growth or enhanced profitability through:
  • Innovative business practices;
  • Superior customer service philosophy;
  • Significant improvement to their commercial property in 2019. If physical improvements were made, submit a photo of the project.

2019 Emerging Business Nomination form.pdf
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