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2023 Black Business Achievement Awards Nomination Form

Ulster County has a wealth of outstanding Black business leaders and Black-owned businesses. The Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Black History Kingston, and Ulster County Tourism are seeking to recognize the best of these at the 2023 Black Business Achievement Awards & Community Celebration.

These Awards recognize Ulster County's Black business leaders and Black-owned businesses that have demonstrated commitment, community spirit, philanthropy, or have achieved extraordinary accomplishments and is an example to others.

You have the opportunity to nominate a Black business leader, Black-owned business, or organization for these honors. For a nomination to be valid, the Nomination Form must be complete and submitted no later than 5:00 pm on December 12, 2022.
Sojourner Truth Award
This Award is given to a Black business leader or Black-owned business that exemplifies hard work, determination, and community spirit and has demonstrated a commitment to its employees, customers, and clients.
Everett Hodge Award
This Award goes to an outstanding local Black business leader or Black-owned business that has excelled in community spirit, philanthropy, and concern for others.
Maude Bruce Award
This Award is given to a Black individual or Black-owned organization that has improved the quality of life for the citizens of Ulster County.
Black Business Excellence Award
This Award recognizes a Black business leader or Black-owned business that has achieved extraordinary accomplishments and is an example to others.
Black Business Leadership Award
This Award is given to a Black individual or Black-owned organization that displays exceptional leadership qualities and has a history of community service.
Black Business Award Nomination Requirements: 1) Nominations may be submitted by any business or person in the community, 2) Use one Form for EACH Nomination, 3) Businesses, organizations, or individuals may self-nominate, 4) Deadline for Nominations: Monday, December 12, 2022 - 5:00 pm.
NOMINEE (If Company)
All fields must be filled in for form to be submitted, so if a field does not apply, please type in N/A.
NOMINEE (If Individual)
NOMINATION SUBMITTED BY
Please answer the following five (5) questions about your nominee.
The person, company or organization may wish to include support letters or references indicating growth and impact upon the local community (no more than three letters, please).

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