Community Awards Nomination & Applications

An evening  honoring outstanding individuals who give their time and talents to the community and recognizes  our Ted terHaar and Grandville Community Scholarship Recipients.

Nominations Being Sought for the Chamber’s Community Awards  & 4  ($1000) Scholarships Available to Members Students

The Chamber is proud to have the opportunity to recognize and celebrate members and residents of all ages in our community that share their time, talent and resources to the Grandville Jenison Communities.Award recipients will be honored at the Chamber’s Community Awards Reception on Thursday, April 27 at Gleneagle Golf Club.   All nominations and scholarship applications are due by Wednesday, March 29.

Awards

Future Leader in the Making – ( Ages 8 – 12 ) 

Future Leader in the Making – ( Ages 13-17) 

Grandville Citizen of the Year 

Jenison Citizen of the Year 

New award this year !

The Dennis Van Dam Outstanding Public Servant Award recognizes outstanding achievement in, and contributions to, public administration and public service serving the Grandville Jenison Communities.   Service may be tied to any public service environment (example; elected officials, police, fire, ambulance and government employees) that serves the Grandville Jenison Communities.

Scholarships

The Chamber’s Annual Golf Outing held on Friday, June 9  supports the Chamber’s Scholarships.

$1000 Grandville Community Business Major Scholarship 

$1000 Ted terHaar Memorial Business Major Scholarship

To be considered you must be a high school senior at any area high school.   Applicants must reside in the Grandville or Jenison school district or be a child of a Grandville Jenison Chamber member.  Applying students should be attending college in the fall planning to major in the field of business with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

$1000 Grandville Community Community Leadership Scholarship 

$1000 Ted terHaar Memorial Community Leadership Scholarship

To be considered you must be a high school senior at any area high school.   Applicants must reside in the  Grandville or Jenison school district or be a child of a Grandville Jenison Chamber member.  Applying students should be attending college in the fall and demonstrated Community Leadership (in your community, church, school or work) with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

2017 Community Award Nomination Forms

Grandville Citizen of the Year Jenison Citizen of the Year Future Leader in the Making 8 - 12 Years Old Future Leader in the Making 13 - 17 Years Old
    Criteria: Activities or significant contributions that resulted in the improvement and quality of life for the residents and/or businesses of the Grandville/Jenison/Georgetown Township Community. A judging panel comprised of community leaders and member of the Chamber Board of Directors shall review each nomination and select a winner.