The Tipp City Area Chamber of Commerce along with the City of Tipp City are seeking nominations to honor individuals and businesses that make an impact in the Tipp City area. Nominations are now accepted for Citizen of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, Business of the Year and Small Business of the Year.

The honor of Citizen and Young Professional of the Year is reserved for those individuals who have exemplified their contributions to the Tipp City community.  The award recipients are recognized for their service, volunteerism and goodwill that have made a positive impact on the community.

The Business and Small Business of the Year award recognizes those businesses that reflect significant and worthwhile contributions to the community. These businesses must be located in the Tipp City corporate limits and have been in business for a minimum of 3 years.

Nomination forms and additional information are available at the Tipp City Chamber website – The deadline for submittal is Friday, November 9, 2012.

These award recipients will be recognized at the annual Tipp City Chamber Holiday Gala and Auction on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. All are welcome to join us at this event that recognizes these award recipients, our member businesses and community leaders. The Holiday Gala will be held at The Crystal Room, 845 West Main Street, Troy, Ohio and begins at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and cash bar, 7 p.m. dinner and program. Registration available at or by calling the Tipp City Chamber at 937.667.8300.

The Tipp City Area Chamber of Commerce is recognized as the principal resource for business development in our community. For additional information on the Tipp City Chamber, contact Liz Sonnanstine, Executive Director, at 937.667.8300 or at


2011 Award Recipients – Carli Amlin Dean, Young Professional of the Year; Nicholas Hoover, Business of the Year – Coldwater Café; and Sharon Hultberg, Small Business of the Year – Sharon Elaine Photography. (Not Pictured: Dr. Chuck Smith, 2011 Citizen of the Year)