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Tall Tree Award nominations due Jan. 9

 

Nominations are due at 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 9 for the 36th Annual Tall Tree Awards, sponsored by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce and the Palo Alto Weekly.

Awards are given in four categories: outstanding citizen/volunteer, outstanding professional or business person, outstanding business and outstanding nonprofit.

Nominations should include a one-page letter explaining the reason for the nomination.

Current elected officials are not eligible.

Honorees are selected for the their local impact, breadth of contribution, the diversity of people affected, timeliness and originality of contributions.

More information, including the nomination form, is available from the Chamber website.

The Tall Tree Awards dinner is April 21.

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— Palo Alto Weekly staff

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