Chamber Press Releases

Nov 14, 2016 — by: Chrystal Vaughan

Tickets are on sale now for the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce 96th Annual Awards Gala sponsored by US Bank. This Hollywood-style awards show is scheduled for January 14th, 2017 at the Ross Ragland Theater. "U.S.Bank is proud to be the title sponsor of the 96th Annual Chamber Awards Gala.  This sponsorship is part of U.S.Bank's Commitment to Community - where all things are possible" said Kim Stroup, Klamath Falls branch manager.

We are currently accepting nominations for the following awards (see our website for category details):

  • Big Idea Innovation Award
  • Environmental Leadership Award
  • Commitment to Community Award
  • Best Place to Work (2 Categories)
  • Spirit of Entrepreneurism
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Pathfinder Award

Interim Executive Director, Heather Tramp, says, “The Gala Awards are the Chamber’s opportunity to recognize individuals, organizations, and businesses that make a difference in our community.” Each year the Chamber presents awards at the annual gala including the Big Idea Innovation Award, awarded to an organization in any industry that employs new ideas or approaches to doing business; the Commitment to Community Award, awarded to any organization in any industry that demonstrates a successful approach to corporate social responsibility and can show a positive impact on the community; Lifetime Achievement, awarded to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional business achievement and outstanding commitment to Klamath’s business community over their lifetime; and the Pathfinder Award, awarded to presidents, principals or chief executive officers for devoting time and energy to strengthen and transform the organization that they lead.

Call (541) 884-5193 for more information. Nominations can be submitted electronically here, via email to inquiry@klamath.org, or via mail at 205 Riverside Drive, Suite A, Klamath Falls, OR 97601.

Deadline for nominations is December 28, 2016. Tickets to the event are on sale now.