Submit your Perham Chamber Choice Awards nominations this month

Nominations for the 2022 Perham Chamber Choice Awards are being accepted now through January 31.

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The Perham Chamber of Commerce office is located at 185 East Main Street in Perham. (Perham Focus File Photo)

Nominations for the 2022 Perham Chamber Choice Awards are being accepted now through January 31.

The awards were created to let individuals know how much the Perham community appreciates them and the work they do. Individuals do not have to be chamber members to be nominated.

To make a nomination, submit the name of the person, business or organization and a brief reason for the nomination to the Perham Area Chamber by email at or by calling 218-346-7710 by January 31.

Awards are described as follows:


The Leadership Award

This award is given to someone who has done an especially good job in leading the Perham community on a project or an important issue. These nominees tend to be involved in organizations that help people or help in community projects, and they are highly generous with their leadership skills.

The Hall of Fame Award

This award is given to someone who deserves to be recognized for his or her work for the community over time. This person would be considered an integral part of the community and highly involved in making Perham a better community. These nominees might have been in business or a service sector in the community, working or retired, living or deceased or even former residents.

The Volunteer Award

Just as the award states, this person gives of her or his time to volunteer to help others.

The Humanitarian Award

This award is given to an individual or organization who is devoted to improving the physical and/or emotional welfare of those in the Perham area community.


The Best in Business Award

This award is given to a business or organization that continues to strive to remain competitive and innovative.

The Small Town Spirit Award

This award goes to a business or organization that consistently exhibits outstanding customer service, support, and community spirit.

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