Camas-Washougal Chamber taking nominations for annual awards

Nominations for 2023 'Citizen of the Year' and 'Businessperson of the Year' due May 1

The Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual “Businessperson of the Year” and “Citizen of the Year” awards.

Citizen of the Year nominees must live in the 98607 or 98671 zip codes and must have performed volunteer services in the community, which have contributed to an overall positive impact on Camas or Washougal.

Business Person of the Year nominees must work in the 98607 or 98671 zip code areas and must have shown a positive business influence on the Camas-Washougal area. Also, the businessperson must promote the community through any combination of the following: length of service, image, reputation, activities, promotions, growth or participation in the business organizations.

Nomination applications are available at the local Chamber office, 422 N.E. Fourth Ave., in downtown Camas, as well as at the Camas and Washougal branches of Riverview Community Bank. They also are available online at

The nominations are due by 5 p.m. May 1, in the Camas-Washougal Chamber office or by emailing

A banquet to honor the recipients will be held the first week in June. For more information, visit