Nominations are now being requested for the very first Elgin Military Family of the Year. The award, which will be presented at the annual Elgin Chamber of Commerce Banquet to be held Febuary 11th will include $300 in gift cards donated by local businesses.

Nominations forms for the award can be picked up at the Elgin Chamber of Commerce, 8209 U.S. Highway 277, suite 7 in Elgin, or can be downloaded from the chamber website or the chamber's Facebook page. Nominations forms should be returned no later than January 15th, and can be returned to the chamber office in person, by mail to P.O. Box 362, or by email to Amber McNeil at Corvais Military Living.

Candidates should demonstrate individual growth, family teamwork and service to the community; candidates should be current active duty military and reside in Elgin, within the 73538 zip code.

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