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Chamber of Commerce Now Taking Applications for the Administrative Professional of the Year Award

Posted on March 19, 2013

The El Dorado Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the Administrative Professional of the Year Award, which will be given at the Chamber?s annual Administrative Professionals Appreciation Luncheon on April 24 at the El Dorado Conference Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This is the first year that we will be giving this award,? said Kay Smith, the Chamber?s director of Member Services. "The goal of this award is to recognize and honor an outstanding Union County administrative professional and start a new tradition.?

Individuals may be nominated by their colleagues for their outstanding service, superior performance, exceptional efficiency, integrity and dedication to their company and to fellow employees.

Those eligible for nomination are administrative support staff who have been in his or her position for at least one year. The ideal recipient of this award is an individual who shows concern for and helpfulness to others; has pride in his/her job; consistently exhibits excellent job performance; performs actions above and beyond the call of duty; has a cooperative attitude; and displays company involvement.

Nominations are due by April 10, and forms are available online here and at the Chamber of Commerce located at 111 W. Main St. A committee will review all nominations and select up to three finalists. One winner will be selected from the finalists. The three finalists will be announced prior to the luncheon, and the winner will receive a plaque and recognition at the luncheon.

The Administrative Professionals Appreciation Luncheon is sponsored by Dogwood Valley Properties and El Dorado Printing and supported by South Arkansas Arts Center, Launius Office Coffee Service, Rainer Office Machines & Equipment, Great Lakes Solutions and SeaPort Airlines. Each administrative professional who attends will receive a gift and will be eligible for door prizes. The cost is $17.50 per person. Reservations are required by Friday, April 19, to the Chamber at (870) 863-6113 or

For more information on the Chamber, call (870) 863-6113. The El Dorado Chamber of Commerce provides leadership in economic and community development for El Dorado and Union County in order to improve the quality of life for all its citizens. " "SAAC Accepting Entries for Student Art Show and Competition – Monday, March 25, 2013"