• The Judy Baar Topinka Award (formerly Public Servant Award)

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    Our communities thrive when local government, public entities and their employees take the interests of local businesses to heart. the Public Servant Award was renamed the Judy Baar Topinka Award in 2015 to memorialize an outstanding champion of the community and a true business advocate. This award will be presented for outstanding service in the year of consideration and/or for accumulated years of service.

    Pictured right, The 2014 Public Servant Award Recipient.

    Criteria for the award are as follows:

    • Nominees may be but are not limited to a police department, fire department, first aid squad, school, library, or elected/appointed official.
    • Nominee must demonstrate leadership, time, and talents above and beyond the nominee’s official capacity towards building economic growth and long-term business success.
    • Nominee must show proven history of building a healthy community through volunteerism, awareness and promotion of community needs and advocacy.