Edinburg – The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Man & Woman of the Year. This committee is organized by a community-driven selection process that will appoint a man and a woman that exceeds in professional and civic commitment and avid volunteerism within the community of Edinburg. The Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to nominate someone you may know who fits the criteria.
The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Man & Woman of the Year should be a person who:
- Has provided valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community in the way of volunteerism.
- Has demonstrated a commitment to his/her community by sharing of time and talent in ways that benefit the community or individuals within it.
- Has demonstrated exceptional personal commitment to civic endeavors outside of professional obligations.
- Has demonstrated community service in civic or service organizations, non-profit boards, religious groups or other involvements, such as merchants’ associations, chamber of commerce or educational activities.
Nominees also must be an Edinburg resident, own a business in Edinburg or work in Edinburg. Nominations must be received no later than Friday, September 28, 2018 and must be accompanied by a resume. Nominations will not be accepted after that date. Forms to select Man and Woman of the year can be downloaded from www.edinburg.com or picked up at the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce. Please mail nominations to the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Attention: Selection Committee, 602 W. University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78539 or deliver them to the chamber office. For more information, please contact the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce at 956-383-4974.
Pictured promoting the 2018 nominations are last year’s 2017 Man and Woman of the Year. Manuel Cantu and Dr. Linda Villareal were honored for their achievements and dedication to the community and received the Edinburg Man & Woman of the Year awards at the 2017 Edinburg Chamber Annual Installation Banquet. Nominations for this year’s award will be accepted through Friday, September 28, 2018.