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Emerald Leader Nomination

The Emerald Leader 

The Emerald Leader Award is presented annually to an individual, a business and/or a non-profit agency that exemplifies outstanding leadership by positive contributions through volunteerism, philanthropy, or innovation that impact the quality of life in Geauga County.


Recognition is given to individuals whose leadership has significantly enhanced the quality of life in Geauga County.


Nominations should demonstrate any one or combination of the following:

  • Participated voluntarily in community/professional/service organizations
  • Contributed materially to community/professional/service organizations
  • Engaged in a single special act of service that impacts the community
  • Created or supported an innovative program, system, or facility that benefits and enhances the community
  • Served the community in a capacity beyond job requirements
  • Fostered positive community relationships
  • Enhanced or supported community improvements
  • Introduced of implemented innovations in the community

Nominations will be accepted through October 31, 2016 and the winner will be announced at the Emerald Ball, March 4, 2017

Emerald Leader Nomination

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