The award recognizes a business or organization that has been in operation for more than 10 years and is a pillar in the community, demonstrating excellence and impact beyond their own walls.
The Freeman’s Journal, which was founded in 1808, was an inaugural Hall of Fame member, inducted in 2017.
Other businesses who have been inducted into the Chamber’s Hall include: The Inn at Cooperstown, The Otesaga Resort Hotel, The Clark Sports Center, Church and Scott, Mohican Flowers, Hyde Hall, Fly Creek Cider Mill, Ommegang, the Cooperstown Graduate Program, The Farmers’ Museum, Spurbeck’s Grocery, Susquehanna SPCA, Cooperstown Bat Company, Cooperstown Fire Department, Cooperstown Farmers Market, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Pathfinder Village (Community for Down syndrome), Stagecoach Coffee in Cooperstown, and the Lake ’N Pines Motel.
Public vote will determine the 2021 recipient.
Submit nominees, with a brief explanation of why they should be in the Chamber’s Hall, to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, May 7.