The Regional Chamber will honor an individual and a member organization with “Tri-Cities Champion of Diversity Awards” during the third day of the Tri-Cities Diversity Summit on November 17, 2021. The Chamber is asking for help from the community to identify the two most-deserving nominees.
The Tri-Cities Champion of Diversity Awards aim to recognize and commend an individual and a member organization that have demonstrated outstanding achievements and sustained commitment to the pursuit of diversity and inclusion in the community and workplace.
The nomination form and award criteria can be found here. The nomination deadline is Friday, October 22.
2020 Award Recipients:
Jordan was selected for his dedication to raising issues of diversity, promoting inter-group relations among persons of different backgrounds, and participating in a variety of corporate or community events that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Pasco School District
Pasco School District (PSD) was selected because of their commitment to a diversified workforce, exhibiting visionary and insightful leadership to resolve inequities, cultivating and promoting diversity initiatives, and more. PSD has a consistent message displayed in their actions of being focused on every individual student. Their leadership is exemplified in their goals, their practices, and their community presence.
The Regional Chamber is asking for help from the community to identify three organizations most-deserving of an award to celebrate their extraordinary COVID-19 response efforts.
The Tri-Cities community has overcome incredible obstacles during the last year and a half by demonstrating innovation, grit, and resiliency. The new “Most Valuable COVID-19 Response Awards” will celebrate three organizations that stood out by going above & beyond with their COVID-19 response efforts – and recognize them in front of a crowd of hundreds.
Awards will be presented to the winners of three different categories:
The nomination form can be found here. Everyone, regardless of membership, is invited to submit nominees through the nomination form. Businesses, government entities, and non-profit organizations may also self-nominate. The Regional Chamber’s Awards & Recognition Committee will evaluate the nominees and select a winner. The nomination deadline is Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
Questions or comments should be directed to Elisabeth Holt at email@example.com.
HENDERSON, Nev. – The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce received an Outstanding Chamber
Program Award for their Economic Gardening program at the Western Association of Chamber
Executives (WACE) annual conference in Henderson, Nevada on Tuesday, February 6.
The Outstanding Chamber Program Awards recognize programs in the core competency areas of:
strengthening the local economy, promoting and improving the community, political action,
representing interest of business with government, and/or networking and building business
relationships. Programs nominated for the award must be able to be replicated by other chambers.
The Chamber’s Economic Gardening Program is the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. In
partnership with the Edward Lowe Foundation, Economic Gardening provides regional second-stage
businesses with guidance from the National Center of Economic Gardening’s (NCEG) “National Strategic
Research Team” – a team of specialists from across the country who will deliver Economic Gardening
services that are specifically tailored to each business’ particular attributes and goals.
The Tri-City Regional Chamber received the award along with chambers from Tacoma, Washington,
Irvine, California, Surprise, Arizona, and Fort Collins, Colorado.
The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce is the catalyst, convener and champion for community and
business prosperity. For further details about the Regional Chamber, visit
www.tricityregionalchamber.com or call 509.736.0510.