DRIVE: Annual Dinner + Awards + Meeting


Chamber of Commerce



The Chamber invites all its sponsors and members to nominate individuals and/or businesses for the awards listed below.  The Chamber’s Annual Dinner Committee will vote for this year’s award winners based on nominations received by Aug. 15. Winners will be notified in September and awards will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Gala on Sept. 14, starting at 5:30 p.m. at an undisclosed location in the Kennebunks. Buy your tickets ($75 per person) here.

Business of the Year Award
This award recognizes a business which has made significant investments to support the region’s economic growth, has set a new leadership standard for business innovation and quality, or has expanded employment opportunities through the establishment of a new business or business-expansion.

Volunteer of the Year Award
The Volunteer of the Year is an inspiring individual whose character and timeless commitment to the welfare of others and the betterment of the common good have gone above and beyond the “expected”. This Chamber member has proven via extraordinary actions and deeds that excellence in volunteerism improves the lives of all and enhances vitality in each and/or all the communities the Chamber serves.

NonProfit Business Award
This award recognizes a non-profit organization which, through the efforts of staff and volunteers, has made a significant contribution in their domain, through fund raising, employing innovative business concepts to create a flourishing environment in which all businesses can grow.

President’s Award
This award recognizes individual or group effort which, through professional or civic deeds, has made a significant contribution to the high quality of life we enjoy in our communities, or the enhancement of community or regional assets.  This award recognizes accomplishment achieved through non-profit organizations, public sector activities or business efforts.

Municipal Award
This award recognizes an individual/department who offers exemplary service and makes a different in the community in which he/she/they serve.



Nominate your neighbor or neighborhood business here. Your completed ballot must be received by Aug. 15.



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Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Committee                 
PO Box 740
Kennebunk ME 04043