Elise Shearer has been named as the 2017 recipient of the Tigard’s First Citizen award. This award recognizes someone who has made in-depth, long-term volunteer contributions to the Tigard community over the years. The winner is active, involved, interested and enthusiastic about making Tigard a nice place to live and work.
Dennis Johnson, Owner of Center Street Gold & Silver, has been named the 2017 Tigard Shining Stars Chamber Volunteer of the Year. This award honors a Chamber member who has volunteered many hours of time, talent and energy to the success and growth of the Tigard Chamber. Bert Tousey and his example of Chamber volunteerism is commitment at its best. This person is an example of an active
Adam LaFountain has been selected as the 2017 Shining Stars Tigard Youth Volunteer of the Year, named in honor of former Mayor Jim Nicoli, who passed away in 2000. Mayor Nicoli’s dedication to the youth of our community was a fitting way to honor his name and award a youth in our community who volunteers to make a difference.
Lauren Brown, Elizabeth Kerns, Cassidy Thornton and Jake Wolf Named 2017 Tigard Chamber Scholarship Recipients
Ralph Hughes, Owner of Financial WealthCare, has been named the 2017 Tigard Chamber CEO Shooting Star. This award is given to recognize a member’s significant achievement in the launch/implementation of a new program/organization or taking a program to the next level within the Tigard Chamber which has greatly benefited the chambers brand, its members and its visibility.
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Contact: Debi Mollahan, CEO, Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC), 503-639-1683, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Mishri Daga has been selected as the 2016 Shining Stars Tigard Youth Volunteer of the Year, named in honor of former Mayor Jim Nicoli, who passed away in 2000. Mayor Nicoli’s dedication to the youth of our community was a fitting way to honor his name and award a youth in our community who volunteers to make a difference.
Darlene Loomer has been selected as the 2016 Tigard Shining Stars “From the Heart” Volunteer of the Year, named in honor of Jim Hartman. Jim Hartman set the standard for this award by his example of giving from the heart to his community, and the “From the Heart” award honors a person who has dedicated their time and energy to a specific cause in the Tigard community.
The Tigard Chamber of Commerce (TCC) is pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of the Tigard Shining Stars Scholarship Award. Each recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship made possible by a generous donation from Pride Disposal and roughly 80 businesses who are members of the Tigard Chamber of Commerce. Applicants were judged based on career plans, extracurricular and/or work activities, scholastic achievement and letters of recommendation. Please join us in congratulating the following students for earning this highly competitive scholarship: