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Help us recognize the people who make an impact in the New River Valley!  We need you to nominate worthy candidates for this year's awards program.  The Commission is accepting nominations for our regional awards until March 15th.  Award recipients will be honored at the Commission's Annual Dinner in May 2016.  Please click on the links to nominate candidates for Champion of the Valley (elected official), Citizen of the Valley, and Friend of the Valley (outside the region).

This year, in addition to nominating individuals, the Commission is accepting nominations of organizations for the Citizen of the Valley and the Friend of the Valley awards. Previous award recipients include:

Champion of the Valley    

2014 Mr. Joseph Sheffey Pulaski County Board of Supervisors

2015 Mr. Rick Boucher U.S. Representative 1983-2011

Citizen of the Valley

2014 Dr. Charles Steger Virginia Tech President

2015 Mr. Ken Anderson CEO, Anderson & Associates, Inc.