Cashiers Area Chamber now accepting Spirit of Our Community Awards nominations

The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Spirit of Our Community Awards including Citizen of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Businessperson of the Year, Educator of the Year, Arts & Culture Advocate of the Year, and the Evergreen Award.

Each year, the Chamber hosts these community awards to recognize well-deserving individuals who dedicate there lives and talents to positively influence the Cashiers Area communities. Last year, the Chamber received a record number of nominations in each category. “These awards shine the spotlight on people who truly represent the character of our community,” said Stephanie Edwards, Executive Director.

All six award descriptions and past winners can be found on, where nominations also can be conveniently submitted prior to the nomination deadline on Wednesday, October 17. Print nomination forms are available on the website or at the Chamber offices located at 202 US Highway 64 West in Cashiers. Award winners are selected by committee and announced at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Celebration to be held Thursday, November 15 at The Orchard Restaurant and Events Barn. Tickets for the event will go on sale starting October 25.

For more information contact the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce at 828-743-5191, email or visit

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