Nominations sought for Community Impact Awards

Kelley Cox, executive director of Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, second from left, accepts the Community Impact Award at the 2019 Talbot County Business Appreciation Breakfast. From left are Cassandra M. Vanhooser, director of Talbot County Economic Development and Tourism; Kelley Cox; Kelly M. Schulz, Maryland Department of Commerce Secretary; and Sam Shoge, economic development coordinator of Talbot County Economic Development and Tourism.

EASTON — The Talbot County Economic Development Commission is now accepting nominations for its 2019-2020 Community Impact Awards.

The Community Impact Awards recognize outstanding businesses, organizations, and individuals that have made a significant impact in Talbot County.

Winners will be announced at the 12th annual Talbot County Business Appreciation Breakfast on at 8:30 a.m. Friday, April 24, at The Milestone Event Center in Easton.

Nominations may be submitted for businesses, non-profit organizations, community projects or initiatives, and individuals.

The event is hosted by the Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism in partnership with the Talbot County Economic Development Commission.

“This is an event we look forward to every year,” said Talbot County Council President Corey Pack. “Our Talbot County businesses and citizens are doing great things that make a difference in our community. This is just a small way of saying thank you.”

“Each year, the Talbot County Economic Development Commission honors those businesses and individuals who have made a positive impact on the Talbot County economy,” Pack said. “I love learning about all of the fascinating businesses and phenomenal projects going on in Talbot County.”

Nominations must be submitted no later than Wednesday, Feb. 1. For more information, please call Economic Development Coordinator Sam Shoge at 410-770-8058.

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