Chamber Seeks Nominations for Pioneer Citizen Award
Chamber seeks nominations for Pioneer Citizen Award
The Siloam Springs Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2021 Pioneer Citizen Awards.
The award will be presented during the Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet in early 2021. The deadline for nominations is November 6, 2020.
Since 1984, the Pioneer Citizen award has been given to members of the Siloam Springs community who lead with their heart, who face new challenges, and pave the way for new frontiers.
Recipients must meet the following criteria:
- Be a resident of Siloam Springs for at least 10 years
- Be 65 years old or older
- Be heavily involved, past or present, in various activities or committees of the City of Siloam Springs, Main Street Siloam Springs, or the Siloam Springs Chamber of Commerce.
The recipient’s activities either enhanced the economic or cultural development of Siloam Springs, or promoted Siloam Springs on a state, national, or international level.
Past recipients of the Pioneer Citizen Award include:
2009 – Delbert “Pete” Allen and Janice Mounger
2010 – Walter Gray and Donetta Samuels
2011 – Chandler “Bub” Gunter and Art Morris
2012 – Lloyd Fagan and Bep Morrison
2013 – Bob Wasson and Mary Benjamin
2014 – Louie Thomas, James Fuller (posthumously) and Linda Brown
2015 – Mike Moss and Mark Simmons
2016 – Sid Townsend and Suellen Coleman Chase
2017 – Jerry Cavness and Judy Omo
2018 – Hank Harrison and Shirley Dilbeck
2019 – Bob & Cathi Coleman and Raquel Beck
2020 – Dick Bolen, Larry Winder (posthumously) and Diane Winder
For more information, contact Blythe Wilt at 479-524-6466 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org