The 2020 Gala has been postponed to Saturday, November 7, 2020.

We look forward to seeing the community there and celebrating one another. 

Because of the postponement, you may still nominate a Business of the Year and Nonprofit of the Year.

Business of the Year Requirements

  • Nominee must be a current member of the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce (if you are unsure, please check our website or call the office to confirm)
  • Consider businesses who have made a difference in our community by contributing to the community at-large, as well as to individuals

Business of the Year Submission Details

  • Please email all nominees to events@buenavistacolorado.org with the subject heading “Business of the Year Nominee”
  • Include a letter with the following:
  • The name of the business that you are nominating
  • A one-paragraph description of the business
  • A brief description of why you are nominating the business; please include any projects or accomplishments that have stood out in the past year that have created an impact in the community
  • Any other information that you would like the voters to know about the nominated business

Nonprofit of the Year Requirements

  • Nominee must be a current member of the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce (if you are unsure, please check our website or call the office to confirm)
  • Nonprofit must have programs and serve Chaffee County
  • Nominee must be a registered nonprofit organization that is authorized to provide services in the state of Colorado
  • Consider nonprofits who have filled a gap or need in the community that hadn’t been addressed in the past

Nonprofit of the Year Submission Details

Please email all nominees to events@buenavistacolorado.org with the subject heading “Nonprofit of the Year Nominee”

Include a letter with the following:

  • The name of the nonprofit that you are nominating
  • A one-paragraph description, including the mission, of the nonprofit
  • A brief description of why you are nominating the nonprofit; please include any accomplishments that have stood out in the past year that have created an impact in the community – especially in areas where there was previously a gap in programming
  • Any other information that you would like the voters to know about the nominated nonprofit, including anecdotal experiences

ALL NOMINEES MAY BE SUBMITTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

If you have any questions, please contact:

Melissa Traynham
719.395.6612
events@buenavistacolorado.org

Thank you for taking the time to nominate a business and nonprofit for these awards. With the community’s involvement, we can be sure to thank and recognize the amazing businesses and nonprofits in our Town that go above and beyond every day! Also, a special thank you to ALL of our members who are constantly giving back and helping our community thrive.

All members will receive formal invitations this Fall. If you or your business is interested in a sponsoring the event, please email membership@buenavistacolorado.org