The Award of Merit is presented to a Business or Business Person active in the community over a long period of time or has a notable record of accomplishments in civic activities. 
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1991 — Eldon B. Conklin 

1992 — Robert A. Porter 

1993 — Gale Ferguson 

1994 — Dr. Alexander Dodds 

1995 — Eleanor Jackson 

1996 — Korleen Spilman 

1997 — E.J. Noble Hospital Auxiliary 

1998 — Ice Storm Community Leaders 

1999 — Joe Laurenza 

2000 — Della Evans 

2001 — Gouverneur Rotary Club 

2002 — Dr. Tim Monroe 

2003 — Kinney Drugs, Inc 

2004 — Dale & Kay Bush 

2005 — Fred Easton 

2006 — Cives Steel Co 

2007 — Nancy J. Cappellino 

2008 — Judy Peck 

2009 — Dr. Robert Saidel 

2010 — Joe & Carolyn Pistolesi 

2011 — Harland Brown 

2012 — Dick & Brad Conklin 

2013 — Spilman's Garage 

2014 — Gouverneur Auto Parts 

2015 — Casablanca Restaurant 

2016 — Fun Unlimited 

2017 — Newvlne's Auto Parts

2018 — New York Pizzeria

2019 — Wilson & Glenda Bickford

2020 — Hometown Heroes

Recognizing Chamber Member's Contributions to Our Community
Annual Business/Member of the Year — Award of Merit

Nominate the Chamber Member of the Year 2021

It's time again to recognize one of our local Chamber members for their service to the community and their commitment to the Chamber's mission of "promoting economic vitality and prosperity in the Gouverneur area." All our members work hard at their business, but each year, we recognize one member business whose work is especially worthy of the Chamber's "Award of Merit." The nominee must be a Chamber member. See the Chamber's member list.

2020