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The Pillar Award for Community Service was developed by Smart Business and Medical Mutual to honor businesses and individuals dedicated to making Northeast Ohio a better place to live. The program is designed to demonstrate the tie between the for-profit and nonprofit worlds and showcase best practices. It seeks to:
 - Publicize the importance of community service issues, such as philanthropy and volunteerism;
 - Share creative ideas about how companies have a positive impact in their communities;
 - Honor companies and individuals who go beyond the minimum expectation of community service.

Nomination Deadline is September 13, 2024!

By completing this form, the nominee is eligible for a Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service, the Medical Mutual SHARE Award and the Kent Clapp CEO Leadership Award: Pillar Award: Presented to for-profit businesses for their community service efforts. Medical Mutual SHARE Award: Presented to one company annually that best exemplifies employee-driven community service, philanthropy or volunteerism. Kent Clapp CEO Leadership Award: Recognizes the top executive of a for-profit company for creating a culture of giving.

Nominees must have a physical location in the 14-county region of Northeast Ohio (Ashland, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas and Wayne) to be eligible for an award.

Complete all the information on the nomination form. SECTION ONE: Provide basic contact information about the person submitting the nomination form. SECTION TWO: Complete all information about the company and/or individual being nominated. SECTION THREE: Explain why the Nominee should be recognized with a Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service by answering the specific questions pertaining to the award. Keep in mind that the more specific detail provided to the judges, the greater the opportunity the Nominee will have to be recognized. By completing this form, the Nominee will also be eligible for the Kent Clapp CEO Leadership Award and their company for the Medical Mutual SHARE Award.

Award recipients will be notified in October 2024 and invited to attend an awards gala in December. Honorees will also be featured in the December 2024 edition of Smart Business.

 Nomination deadline is September 13, 2024!

For more information, contact Suzi Linn at 330.606.9476 or slinn@sbnonline.com


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