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 At the Priest River Chamber of Commerce, we believe in celebrating those who contribute to the vibrancy and success of our town. Our annual Citizen and Business of the Year awards recognize outstanding individuals and businesses that make a significant difference in the fabric of our community. We invite you to join us in this celebration by nominating deserving candidates who embody the spirit of service, leadership, and excellence.

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Business of the Year

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Kalispel Tribe of Indians

Citizen(s) of the Year

Dana Douglas & Candy Turner



to anyone who participated or was nominated. You all are appreciated and true V.I.Ps in our community! 

Nomination Process:
Nominating someone for Citizen or Business of the Year is your chance to shine a spotlight on those who go above and beyond to make our community thrive. We encourage all community members to participate in this process. Whether it's an individual who volunteers tirelessly, a business that supports local initiatives, or someone who inspires others through their leadership, we want to hear about them!

To submit a nomination, simply fill out our online nomination form below, download the printable version and submit it to our office, or send us an email with who you are nominating and why. 


Nominations must be received by April 1st to be considered for this year's awards.

Selection and Announcement:
Once the nomination period closes, our Board of Directors will carefully review all submissions and select the finalists for Citizen and Business of the Year. The winners will be announced at our next Chamber of Commerce General meeting, where they will be celebrated and honored for their contributions to our community!

Why Nominate?
Recognizing excellence is not just about acknowledging individual achievements; it's about fostering a culture of appreciation and community pride. By participating in the nomination process, you help highlight the positive impact that individuals and businesses have on our town. Your nomination can inspire others to get involved and make a difference, creating a ripple effect of positivity throughout our community.

Get Involved:
Nominate someone today and be a part of celebrating the best of our community! Whether it's a neighbor, colleague, local business owner, or community leader, let's recognize those who make our town a better place to live, work, and play.

Join us in honoring the unsung heroes and standout businesses who embody the spirit of our community. Together, let's celebrate excellence and continue to build a brighter future for all.

Submit Your Nomination

Nominee/ Business Information

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