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Outstanding Young Leaders
Time to Nominate! Let us recognize and honor 4 extraordinary individuals living and working in the Streator area, who made an impact in their respective industries before the age 40.
What is an Entrepreneur? Entrepreneurs Lead. They lead organizations. They perceive opportunities and position themselves to take advantage of those opportunities. They are recognized as problem solvers. They change business norms… they’re innovators. An Entrepreneur acts as a catalyst for economic change.
IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER: We need nomination formed filled out in entirely. Honorees are selected solely on information in the nomination forms. Please take the time to provide detailed responses. Incomplete forms will NOT be reviewed and will eliminate your nominee from being recognized at the Streator Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting.
By definition: a powerful person who initiates event and influences people. A business leader and those who have made great contributions and accomplishments. Let us recognize and honor 4 extraordinary individuals, living and working in the Streator area, who have proven track records in both business and community involvement. We are looking for individuals, who shine as innovators, dealmakers, influential leaders who excel in their respective companies and industries and show dynamic leadership in their communities.
Who can be nominated?
Individuals 39 years old or younger as of December 31, 2017 and least 21 years old as of July 1 2017, living or working in the Streator area.
What information must the nominator provide?
Provide a concise statement why your nominee should be showcased. Include Nominee name, valid email address, street & city address, and phone number.
When is the deadline:
Submit nominations by 12- Noon Central time Monday, February 19, 2018.
How do I nominate someone?
You must submit nominations via the online form. No other forms will be accepted.
*** Important: We need nomination form filled out in entirety. Honorees are selected solely on information in the nomination forms. Please take the time to provide detailed responses. Incomplete forms will NOT be reviewed and will eliminate your nominee from being recognized at the Streator Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting on Monday March 19th, 2018.
Sponsored by: Streator Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Only submissions that come to us via the form below will be accepted.
Outstanding Young Leaders
Name of the Person you are nominating for 2017: ______________________________________
The Year the Nominee was Born: ____________________________________________________
Company or organization Name: _____________________________________________________
The Nominee’s email address: _______________________________________________________
The Nominee’s Daytime Phone Number: _______________________________________________
In under 250 words, tell us why this individual should be showcased in the class of 2017 “Outstanding Young Leaders”:
The Nominator: _________________________________________________________________________
Your Name :_______________________________________________________________
Your email address: _________________________________________________________
Nominator’s Daytime Phone Number: ___________________________________________
And finally, we want to show our gratitude to the nominators who make Outstanding Young Leaders a huge success by inviting you to this event. Please include your contact information.
Cephas Williams Award
Intent: The intent of the Cephas Williams Award is to recognize and promote the investment of private Capital in the Streator Area.
Cephas Williams, the namesake of the award, established and operated a successful construction business. However, rather than investing the fruits of his labor in national or international business enterprises, Cephas Williams invested his profits within the community in the form of construction of buildings and the creation of new businesses there by enhancing property value and increasing employment opportunities. Specifically,
Mr. Williams invested in the construction of the Westgate Shopping Center, Williamsburg Condominiums and numerous other projects within the Streator Area. The Cephas Williams Award was established to reflect appreciation of and support for that type of spirit and commitment to Streator.
The award is not any of the following:
While all of the above are commendable awards and recognized meritorious endeavors, they are not the focus of the Cephas Williams Award.
The Award will be presented at the Annual Dinner Meeting of the Streator Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The recipient of the Award is determined by a Committee of the Streator Chamber of Commerce & Industry ,Board of Directors appointed by the Board President. Nominations area first solicited from the Streator Chamber of Commerce & Industry Board. Upon receiving the nominations the Committee is assembled and reviews the nominations.
Deadline: Friday March 2nd
| WANTED – Nominations for Streator Businesses and Individuals of the Year recognition. Suggested categories are: Financial, Manufacturing/Industrial, Professional Business, Restaurant/Entertainment, Retail/Wholesale, Not for Profit, and Community Action, the
Cephas Williams (Private Capital Investor of the Year) and the Maxine Wargo (Volunteer of the year). Submit your nominations now – deadline, Friday March 2nd
Outstanding Young Leaders -(New Award)
By definition: a powerful person who initiates event and influences people. A business leader and those who have made great contributions and accomplishments. Let us recognize and honor 4 extraordinary individuals, living and working in the Streator area, who have proven track records in both business and community involvement. We are looking for individuals, who shine as innovators, dealmakers, influential leaders who excel in their respective companies and industries and show dynamic leadership in their communities
Winners will be recognized and rewarded at the Chamber of Commerce 106th Annual Awards banquet, Monday, March 19 at the Eastwood Golf Club – entertainment begins at 5:30, dinner 6:15 and awards presentations at 7:30. Call 815-672-2921 to reserve your place for dinner and social activities – $30 per individual.
The Streator Business of the Year Award is an opportunity to review the best business practices of successful entrepreneurs, and set a benchmark of excellence for the years to come.
Nominate your own business or a fellow chamber business member. The Streator Business of the Year Awards will be presented at the Streator Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Annual Meeting on Monday,
March 19th at the Eastwood Golf Course/
Award will be based on:
We are looking for businesses that meet or exceed these criteria:
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Submit nominations to:
Streator Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry
P.O. Box 360
320 E. Main St. Phone: 815-672-2921
Streator, IL 61364
Nomination Deadline: Friday, March 2nd
106th Annual Meeting – Monday, March 19, 2018
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2018 Streator Corporate Bowling Challenge
The end of January is nearing and some of the snow has turned to rain – it also means the Streator Area Chamber, along with the fine people at the Bowl Mor Lanes conducted 8ts 21st annual Corporate Bowling Challenge. Dena and Tim provided great hospitality, food and fun making an interesting afternoon for all in attendance.
Format for the afternoon was 9 pin and the scoring and competition was fierce – especially between the two teams representing Vactor Manufacturing as team #1 blazed a total of 2844 outdistancing Vactor #2 who challenged their counterparts with a 2433. Ralph Nicklin and the Ole’ Streator Bowling Lanes placed third with a 2240.
The Streator Chamber would like to thank all who participated in any way – bowling or just giving moral support for the 14 teams competing, Dean and Tim and the Corporate sponsors of Bill Walsh Automotive, Streator Countryside Animal Clinic, Midland Bank, OSF Healthcare, Streator Kiwanis, Streator Rotary, Vactor Manufacturing, ReMax Country, Streator National Bank, Streator Unlimited, Woodland School, Ole’ Streator Bowling Lanes, and Jax Grill.
We are working to expand our Facebook reach to benefit all of our membership.
If you have a Facebook page for your organization, please let us know so we can follow and share your posts regularly.
In turn, if you would like the Streator Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page, we would appreciate it!
We would like to thank Evergreen Place for hosting our Legislative Update on Thursday, September 28th. Also, thank Leah Bohlmann a representative for Senator Barickman, Luke Phalen a representative for Congressman Adam Kinzinger , OJ Stautner a representative for Senator Sue Rezin Office and Representative Jerry Long for speaking on our State of Illinois.
Representative of Senator Jason Barickman
Senator Sue Rezin
Representative of Congressman Adam Kinzinger
Representative Jerry Long
SACCI is working to create something great for the Streator region by connecting businesses to valuable relationships and resources, driving initiatives to improve our region, and advocating for business with a unified voice.
Our Mission is to lead business and community initiatives to build a robust economy. Our Vision is to create a vibrant Streator region where businesses and communities thrive. We value Collaboration, Innovation, and Respect.
With that being said, we would like you all to follow our Streator Chamber of Commerce Facebook page. We will be highlighting a business member each month on our cover photo. The Chamber is embarking on an exciting social media campaign that we know will bring great value to your businesses. We encourage you to contact us with happenings within your business of which you would like us to share on social media. We too, will keep an eye on the town and on your Facebook pages so that we may post and share valuable content with the community.
We are here for YOU! We look forward to serving YOU!
Have a great day!