The Hayden Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the fourth annual HAYDEN Awards, to recognize individuals for community service.
"The Hayden Chamber of Commerce once again will recognize the hard work and outstanding achievements of those dedicated volunteers and business leaders who have been a positive influence in our community," said Nancy Lowery the 2013 Hayden Chamber president.
The awards recognize the service and achievements of individuals representing six different sectors of the Hayden community. The name "HAYDEN" itself is an acronym of the six award categories: H - Contribution to History or Human Rights; A - the Arts; Y - actions by or for Youth; D - Distinguished community service; E - Education; and N - New or Noteworthy business.
Nominees must live or work in the Hayden area and have significantly contributed to the betterment of the Hayden community.
Honorees must agree to appear to receive their awards at the Hayden Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet.
"There are remarkable people in Hayden that volunteer their time and effort to help make this a wonderful community," Lowery said. "We want to recognize these individuals and call attention to the positive example they set."
Nominations should be submitted to the Hayden Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Hayden Awards '10, P.O. Box 1210, Hayden, ID 83835.
Include the name, address and telephone number of the nominee; the category of the award and a detailed description of the individual's contributions to the Hayden community. Nominations must be postmarked no later than Feb. 14.
The Hayden Chamber of Commerce's annual Banquet and Dinner Dance will be held at Resort Aviation Hangar near Pappy Boyington Field at the Coeur d'Alene Airport Saturday, March 2.
Tickets are $35.
Info: 762.1185 or info@HaydenChamber.org