Nominate a business, organization, or community member in Calaveras County that is making a difference.

The Calaveras Chamber of Commerce annually awards outstanding businesses and individuals of Calaveras County. These awards are based on the recipients’ contributions to building the Calaveras County economy through resilience and sustainable practices to make our community prosperous.

The 2020 Large Business Award (10+ Employees)

This award is for the accomplishments of a business as a whole and is not necessarily for an individual person. This business or organization should have a reputation for providing outstanding products and/or services to its’ customers. This business should be viewed as an outstanding local organization that is respected for its commitment, services, and activities that promote a positive influence to the entire community.

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The 2020 Small Business  Award (Less than 10 Employees)

This award is for the accomplishments of a business as a whole and is not necessarily for an individual person. This business or organization should have a reputation for providing outstanding products and/or services to its’ customers. This business should be viewed as an outstanding local organization that is respected for its commitment, services, and activities that promote a positive influence to the entire community.

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The 2020 Entrepreneur Award

This award is for that person who developed a business concept and turned it into a successful enterprise. Other criteria to consider are the person’s professionalism, business sense and community involvement. The definition of an entrepreneur is someone who organizes, manages and assumes the risk of a business or enterprise. Please consider all these variables.
Types of businesses that qualify for this award include but are not limited to:

  • Retail/Restaurant
  • Service
  • Home-based
  • Consultant
  • Industrial
  • Agricultural
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The 2020 Non-Profit Award

This award if for a local non-profit organization that has made major contributions to the community through their service programs and charitable work. This organization has promoted a positive influence in the community through their fundraising efforts and service related activities.

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The 2020 Pandemic Award

This once in a lifetime award is for a business who, despite adversity, embraced the difficult challenges that COVID-19 presented and rose above them. They chose a mindset of resilience and weren’t afraid to fail in order to find their success. This business not only stood out for their unexpected success, but they also gave back to their community and peers.

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The 2020 Legacy Chamber Member of the Year

This business has been an outstanding Member for 20+ years. This nominee is a business that works to collaborate and support other Calaveras businesses in addition to the community at large. They represent what successful commerce looks like in our county.

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The 2020 Choose Calaveras-Shopping Award

This award goes to an outstanding retail employee in Calaveras County. This individual in engaged with the community, provides excellent customer service, goes the extra mile to ensure the product/service is excellent, is highly skilled and knowledgeable, demonstrated resilience despite adversity from the pandemic and embodies the values of the business he or she works for.

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The 2020 Choose Calaveras-Dining Award

This award goes to an outstanding server, cook or other eatery employee in Calaveras County. This individual is engaged with the community, provides excellent customer service, goes the extra mile to ensure the product/service is excellent, is highly skilled and knowledgeable, demonstrated resilience despite adversity from the pandemic, and embodies the values of the restaurant he or she works for.

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The 2020 Choose Calaveras-Drinking Award

This award goes to an outstanding bartender, barista, sommelier, or tasting room pourer in Calaveras County. This individual is engaged with the community, provides excellent customer service, goes the extra mile to ensure the product/service is excellent, is highly skilled and knowledgeable, demonstrated resilience despite adversity from the pandemic, and embodies the values of the establishment he or she works for.

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The 2020 Choose Calaveras-Service Award

This award goes to an outstanding employee in Services. This could be a nurse, teacher, administrative assistant, tech, construction laborer, ranch hand, phone representative, or other position that is in the service industry. This individual is engaged with the community, is highly skilled and knowledgeable, demonstrated resilience despite adversity from the pandemic, provides excellent customer service, goes the extra mile to ensure their service is excellent, and embodies the values of the organization he or she works for.

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The Chamber Member of the Year, and the Business of the Year Award will be voted by the Calaveras Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors but nominees will be made by your submission.