Rochester Local Section (Chartered in 1912)

Call for Nominations for Local Section Volunteer Award

The 2016 Rochester Local Section Award for Volunteer Service to the American Chemical Society 

Purpose: To recognize significant volunteer efforts of individuals who have served the Rochester Local Section of the American Chemical Society, contributing significantly to the goals and objectives of the Society through their Local Activities.

Rules of Eligibility: A nominee must be:

  • a member of the American Chemical Society residing in the Rochester Local Section 6 county region, and
  • a member who has made significant contributions to the Rochester Region of the American Chemical Society.

Selection of Recipient: Nominations will be solicited from individuals of the Rochester Local Section. The awards committee will select the recipient. The award will be presented this fall at the Rochester Section’s Recognition Dinner.  The awards committee can nominate the winner to the Northeast Region of the American Chemical Society for their annual Regional Award for Volunteer Service (pending acceptance by the award winner and that qualifications for the Regional Award are met).


Nature of Award: The award consists of a plaque to be presented at the Rochester Local Section’s fall Recognition Dinner, acknowledging the contributions of Society volunteers at the Local level.  Dinner will be offered free of charge to the winner and a guest.

The following documents are available for more information and to nominate an individual.

2016 Guidelines

2016 Nomination Form

2016 Supporting Form

The deadline for this year’s award is September 20, 2016

For more information and to submit a candidate:  contact Maryann Mendel (mmendel70@aol.com)

Nomination for Rochester Section Entrepreneurial Success (New Award for 2014)

This award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who have created a commercially viable business within the chemical enterprise. Starting with a good idea, sustained by passion, fueled by persistence and hard work, the award recipient created something where nothing existed before or improved on an exiting product/idea. The awardee is recognized for creating a new product, service, company or industry based on the transforming power of chemistry to improve people’s lives. The hallmark of this contribution is impact: positive impact on people’s lives and positive impact on the economy by creating chemistry jobs that produce a significant impact on the local economy (within the 6 county jurisdiction of the Rochester Local Section).  Both ACS members and non-ACS members are eligible for this award.

Selection of Recipient: Nominations will be solicited from individuals of the Rochester Local Section and local small businesses. A special judging committee will select the award recipient(s). The award will be presented this fall at the Rochester Section’s Recognition Dinner. 

Nature of Award: The award will consist of desk award for the individual(s), a plaque for the company, a feature article within the Local Sections newsletter and on the Rochester Local Section’s website with a direct link to the company’s website.  The award will be presented at the annual fall Local Section Awards Dinner.  Dinner will be offered free of charge to the winner(s) and a guest

The following documents are available for more information and to nominate an individual.

 

Guidlines for Entrepreneurial Success

Nomination Form for Entrepreneurial Success

Support Form fo Entrepreneurial Success

 

The deadline for submitting candidates for this year’s award is

September 1, 2014

For more information and to submit a candidate: contact Heidi Asarese at

hasarese@rochester.rr.com

2015 Chair Contacts

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2015 CHAIR CONTACTS

Rochester ACS Group

To facilitate networking, collaborate on ideas and exchange job information.

Jim Reynolds (coordinator)


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