Annual Citizens Choice Awards Gala
Every year, the Alva Chamber hosts the Citizens Choice Awards Gala to recognize and honor citizens and businesses who have significantly contributed to the community in the past year.
Community members have the opportunity to nominate those who will receive the awards.
2023 Awards Categories
Alva community members and Alva Chamber Businesses are eligible to be nominated for the following awards. These awards will be presented at the annual gala on Thursday, March 23, 2023.
Service Business of the Year
Retail Business of the Year
Entertainment Business of the Year
Lifetime Achievement Award
Individual who has made a significant development in the history of Alva.
Citizen of the Year
Alva area citizen involved in growing the community through their vision, leadership, and volunteer work.
Community Positive Impact Award
A person or group that embodies an overall spirit of giving through contributions of time, leadership, and resources in our community; they show a high level of giving through volunteer engagement, community impact, and philanthropic engagement.
Arts, Music, & Theatre Award
Individual OR organization who advances and contributes to the Alva community through the arts and culture.
Educator of the Year
Educator, staff, or faculty member who is a role model to their students and peers.
Public Safety Professional
Individual that excels in the Alva Fire Department, Alva Police Department, Sheriff's Department, Bill Johnson Correctional Facility, or Northwestern Oklahoma State University.
Individual who exhibits a caring, professional attitude while performing their services. Eligible individuals include EMT, Paramedics, Doctors, Dentists, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Mental Health, and Veterinarians.
AWARDS NOMINATIONS OPEN JANUARY 5 - FEBRUARY 9
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Thursday, March 23
at 4 Generations Organic
(Subject to change.)
6:00 pm - SOCIAL HOUR
Silent Auction Opens
6:30 pm - ENTERTAINMENT
7:00 pm - CITIZENS CHOICE AWARDS
Silent Auction closes at 7:30 pm.
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