23rd Annual Forks Chamber of Commerce “Best Of” Awards for 2023

It’s that time of year again!

Your nominations are needed for the “Best Of” Awards for Volunteer, Citizen, and Business of the Year.

Please go to https://forkswa.com/best-of-nominations-form/ to make your nominations. Entries close at Noon on April 3rd. You can also email director@forkswa.com with who you are nominating, why you are nominating them, and your contact information (form not necessary).

The “Best Of” Awards will be presented on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at Blakeslee’s Bar & Grill. Please mark your calendar.

Here is a list of recent recipients:

Business of the Year

2016 Forks Forum, Christi Baron – Editor

2017 Clear River Construction Inc.

2018 Forks Avenue Real Estate

2019 Concerned Citizens

2020 Home Slice Take N Bake

2021 Miller Tree Inn B & B

2022 Decker City Hardware

Citizen of the Year

2016 Frank Hanson

2017 Lonnie Archibald

2018 Cheri Tinker

2019 Allen Nelson

2020 William R. Fleck

2021 Christi Baron

2022 Shelley Castellano

Volunteer of the Year

2016 Joe Wright

2017 Mark Soderlind

2018 Chad & Shannon Dahlgren

2019 Glenn W. King

2020 David Hurn

2021 Scott & Nellie Baysinger

2022 Deborah Scannell

Please do not assume that someone else will nominate an obvious choice. A brief outline of the basic qualifications is provided for your review. Nominations may be made by all members of the community. Citizen and volunteer nominees do not need to be members of the Forks Chamber of Commerce. However, business nominees must be a current member of the Forks Chamber of Commerce.

Business of the Year – This award is given to a Forks Chamber of Commerce member business deemed most deserving of recognition for community service and involvement. Business practices include evidence of good business ethics and employee support.

Citizen of the year – The nominee must be a resident of the West End of Clallam or Jefferson County with activities centered in this area. A citizen who embodies selflessness, integrity and promotes the good of the community through his/her profession and/or volunteer activities. Her/his activities or services should have been performed over and above the normal duties of an employed position.

Volunteer of the Year – This award is given to a volunteer most deserving of recognition for community service to a specific agency, and involvement in the West End of Clallam and Jefferson County.

Thank you for taking the time to nominate a deserving community member!