Shelby County Chamber of Commerce President, Jim Sawyer, recently announced that
the 94th Annual Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Banquet, presented by Farmers
State Bank, will be held on Monday, April 25 at 6:00 p.m. at the Windham Civic
Center. During the awards dinner the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce will present
the Farm Family of the Year award, Young Citizen of the Year award and the Distinguished
Nominations are being solicited from residents of Shelby County for the Young Citizen
of the Year and the Distinguished Service Award. The Young Citizen of the Year was
established in 1966 to recognize and encourage the young people in the area involved
in community service. To be eligible, the nominee must be at least 18 up to 39 years
of age, a resident of Shelby County during at least six months of the year for which
the award is given, and not a previous recipient.
The Distinguished Service award is presented to an individual who has shown faithful
and outstanding service to the community over a number of years. The selection criteria
process for these awards include personal involvement that enriches the general
welfare of our communities, participation in a wide variety of community activities,
specific contributions to some area of the community, leadership, personal or business
progress, ability to cooperate with individuals, civic, religious or social organizations.
Candidates must be considered to be of integrity, sound character and generally
Written nominations including additional letters of support regarding the qualifications
of the nominee should be sent to the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, 100 Courthouse
Square, A-101, Center, Texas 75935 by Friday, March 25.
For more information please contact the Chamber of Commerce at 936-598-3682 or email