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2022 Main Street Award Application

Please complete this application to be considered for the Main Street Award honor, that will be given by the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce. The Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce will once again honor exemplary community leaders and organizations in the Exeter area at the annual Community Awards celebration being held on Thursday, April 7, 2022 in-person, location TBD.

The Main Street Award is a new award presented to a restaurant or retailer who is a member of the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce and is located in a downtown/neighborhood business district setting in one of the 10 communities the Chamber covers. The focus will be on restaurants and retailers who have overcome challenges and have implemented new business practices to meet the needs of their customers and community.

Applicants must be members of the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce and exemplify good business practices, contribute to their communities and serve as role models for other businesses. Businesses that have won a Business of the Year Award in the last four (4) years (2018, 2019, 2020 or 2021) are not eligible to win. Current officers and directors are not eligible. Judging will be done by past award winners.

The application deadline is Friday, February 18, 2022 at 4pm, after which the online form will no longer be available. Please contact Kim Lindquist with any questions at kim@exeterarea.org; 603-772-2411 x2.
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Please complete the following application. Please note that you are limited to 2,000 characters in the sections that require a narrative.
Please provide a brief description of the business. This can include its main business activities, its mission/vision statement, and how the business encourages, trains, and inspires employees to take ownership of the business' diversity and inclusion.
Please detail the success of the business. This can include growth, employment strength, new inventions, challenges that have been overcome, or something else that speaks to what you consider this company's success. You have 2000 characters. Please try to use bullet points when possible.
Please provide a summary of the business' involvement in the community. This can include awards, offices, special contributions by individuals or the business, and ways the nominee translates demographic and cognitive diversity into a culture of belonging.
Please upload letters of recommendation (at least 2 but as many as 5). You can only upload 1 attachment, so please combine the files into a single document to upload.
Please upload a list of the companies, officers, directors or executives and their titles.
Please upload any additional information including awards, pictures, etc. These items should assist the judges in evaluating your application (limit 10 items). You can only upload 1 attachment, so please combine the files into a single document to upload.