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River Falls chamber now accepting nominations for annual awards

As the 2016 Citizen of the Year, Carole Mottaz was recognized at the Chamber Annual Awards and Recognition Banquet for her dedication to the River Falls community through educational influence and leadership in many areas including volunteering and mentoring. Photo courtesy of the River Falls Chamber of Commerce

The River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau is now accepting nominations for the River Falls Chamber Annual Awards. Nominations are being accepted in four categories: Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Nonprofit of the Year, and Citizen of the Year.

Small Business of the Year (25 or less employees) Business of the Year (25 or more employees), and Nonprofit of the Year nominees must be a chamber member and have made a significant contribution to the community and/or quality of life in River Falls through providing services, programs and involvement.

Citizen of the Year is for a River Falls resident or business leader who is a role model within the community and who demonstrates taking initiatives while being involved in community events.

Each nominee receives recognition. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 17. Award winners will be recognized at the River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 1, at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Online submissions are available via link on Please contact the River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau at 715-425-2533 for more information.