Winners of the Diamond Awards (including Emerging Leader, Small Business, Mid-Sized Business and Large Business, as well as Small and Large Non-Profit of the Year Awards), and the Lew and Ellie Davies Award will be announced at this annual event. The Raymond P. Shafer Award recipient will be announced by late March.
The Raymond P. Shafer Award, in its 29th year, will be awarded to a member of the community who has made a positive impact on the quality of life in western Crawford County through his/her volunteer service to our community. Likewise, the Lew and Ellie Davies Award for Outstanding Community Service will be presented to an Allegheny College student who has made a significant contribution to the Meadville area. The Diamond Awards will be presented to individuals, businesses and non-profits that have demonstrated excellent leadership and performance in their field and in the community.
Nominations can be made through March 8th for the Diamond Awards and the Shafer Award. Self-nominations are welcome.
Click this link to nominate someone for the Raymond P. Shafer Award. (Nominations open Feb. 1 to March 8, 2019)
Click this link to make a nomination for one or more of the Diamond Awards. (Nominations open Feb. 1 to March 8, 2019)
Click this link to see a list of past Shafer and Diamond Awards recipients.
Download and print nomination forms here.
RAYMOND P. SHAFER AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED COMMUNITY SERVICE
LEW AND ELLIE DAVIES AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE
Winner to be announced at awards dinner.
FINALISTS FOR THE DIAMOND AWARDS
Emerging Leader, Male
Dave Astry, Bush Investment Group
Nick Ozorak, Acutec Precision Aerospace, Inc.
Aaron Rekich, Meadville Area Recreation Complex
Josh Sherretts, Bull Moose Progressive Marketing
Emerging Leader, Female
Marissa Hilson, ONE Federal Credit Union
Victoria Soff, Bethesda Lutheran Services
Rachel Verno, Acutec Precision Aerospace, Inc.
Confections of a Cake Lover
Glenn Peterson Floors & Furniture
Hagan Business Machines of Meadville, Inc.
Marquette Savings Bank
Meadville Area Ambulance Service
Crawford Central Community Foundation
Crawford County Historical Society
French Creek Valley Conservancy
Bethesda Foundation for Children
Junior Achievement of Western PA, NW Region
Meadville Family YMCA