Nominations are being accepted for the two biggest civic prizes the Minden community bestows.
Come Feb. 21, 2013, the Man and Woman of the Year awards will be unveiled and the recipients will follow in a long and distinguished line of previous honorees.
Dan Gibson of the Minden Lions Club and Amanda Pesnell of the Young Women's Service Club are accepting nominations for the awards and will be doing so through January 7.
"The Minden Lions Club is proud to once again sponsor the Man of the Year award," Gibson said. "We look forward to the presentation of the award on February 21 at the Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce annual banquet."
Nominations for both awards need to be mailed to: Minden Lion's Club, P.O. Box 874, Minden, LA 71058.
The nomination form can be found on page 5 of today's Minden Press-Herald. Nominations forms will run daily in the Press-Herald until the deadline.
The Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce banquet is slated for February 21 at the Minden Civic Center. Doors will open at the civic center at 6:30 p.m. with the program beginning at 7 p.m. Sponsorships are still available by calling the Chamber office.
A VIP reception will be held prior to the banquet at Orleans on Main in Downtown Minden.
Title sponsor for the banquet is Chamber Champion MBL Bank.
In addition to the Man and Woman of the Year, awards for Business of the Year, Businessperson of the Year and other accolades will be given.
In addition, the Chamber Champion for 2013 will be named at the banquet.
For more information on the banquet or other Chamber queries, contact de Pingre' at 377-4240.