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December 30, 2012

Parke Chamber seeks award nominations

PARKE COUNTY — The Parke County Chamber of Commerce is asking Parke County residents to submit their 2012 nominations for the Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, Organization of the Year and Chamber Member of the Year by Jan. 8.

Nominees need not be members of the Chamber, except for the Chamber Member of the Year award.

Only residents and organizations of Parke County may be nominated. Nominees must have extended service to the community or county in more than one area. It is requested that individuals submit only one name per category along with the justification for the nomination. The selection is based upon the degree to which the individual or organization has made the Parke County community a better place in which to live, work and raise a family.

Nominations can be sent by regular mail to the Parke County Chamber of Commerce, 105 N. Market St., Suite A, Rockville IN 47872; delivered to the office located in the Old National Bank building; sent by email to parkecountychamber@

sbcglobal.net or faxed to 765-569-4271.

Selection of this year’s winners will be done by a committee of past award recipients. The awards have been given annually since 1992 and have included the following women: Emma Thompson, Margie Leamnson, Mary Jo Harney, Dorothy Dickerson, Mary DePlanty, Tina McLaughlin, Marilyn Payton, Sharon Malone, Carolyn Weatherman, Marjorie Hays, Alberta Butler, Susie Teschmacher, Jessica Harney-Lynk, Connie Norman, Florence Williams, Marcia Akers, Mary Nicola, Jan Pinegar, Susie Waymire, Sarabeth Marcinko and Judy Ohmit.

Men who have won the award include: George Leamnson, Bill Swern, Jim Jerome, Bill Cook, Merrill Thompson, Steve Rukes, Kent Hutchins, Jim Meece, Doug Weisheit, Father Joe Kern, Greg Harbison, David Gilstrap, Alan Ader, Rich Keller, Larry Myers, Leighton Willhite, Don Schaibley, Dr. Steve Waltz, Gary Nicola and Keith Fischer.                            

Organizations honored thus far are: MainStreet Rockville, Rockville Elks, Rockville Tri Kappa, Parke Players, Beta Phi Sorority, Parke-Vermillion Humane Society, Covered Bridge Art Association, Lyford Volunteer Fire Department, Boy Scouts, Parke Co. Historical Society, Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department, New Life Wesleyan Church, Parke Co. Extension Homemakers, Bridgeton Covered Bridge Association, Parke County Food Pantry volunteers, Parke County Quality of Life Council, Parke County Veterans Appreciation Day Committee, Hometown Holidays Committee of Main Street Rockville and the Rockville Christian Church.

The Chamber Member of the Year award was added in 2000 and has been presented to: Terre Vin Winery, CARS, Parke County Sentinel, Rockville 66 Food Plaza, Baker’s Table, Parke County REMC, Old National Bank, Parke County Learning Center/Ivy Tech, Thirty-Six Saloon, Xpress Mart/Mini Mart Valero, Collom’s General Store, Rockville Public Library and the Rockville First United Methodist Church.

The Chamber of Commerce will conduct its annual dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Turkey Run Inn. After the dinner the special awards will be presented and a short business meeting will be conducted. The Rockville Rotary Club will again join with the Chamber for this meeting and will not have their usual Monday evening meeting that week.

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