Nominations now accepted for Talbot County’s 2022-2023 Community Impact Awards

Community Impact Award Nominations 2022-2023

The Talbot County Economic Development Commission is now accepting nominations for its 2022-2023 Community Impact Awards.

Winners will be announced at the Talbot County Business Appreciation Summit to be held on Wednesday, May 3, at 8:00 a.m. at the Tidewater Inn in Easton.

The Community Impact Awards recognize outstanding businesses, nonprofits, community projects, and individuals who have made a significant impact in Talbot County.

The Summit is hosted each year by the Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism in partnership with the Talbot County Economic Development Commission.

“Your nominations will help recognize Talbot County’s leaders and change agents over this past year,” says Talbot County Economic Development and Tourism Director Cassandra Vanhooser. “Our businesses and the people that make them work are award-worthy, and we’re grateful to recognize so many of them through this event and in the nomination process.”

Last year’s winners included Aphena Pharma Solutions, the Avalon Foundation, the Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center, and Shore United Bank. Delmarva Community Services President and CEO Santo Grande took home the individual award.

“We want to recognize the businesses and individuals in Talbot County who have made a significant impact on the community in 2022-2023,” says Vanhooser. “Each year, the EDC honors those businesses and individuals who have made a positive impact on the Talbot County economy. I’m looking forward to seeing the impressive list of winners from this year’s event.”

Nominations for the 2023-2023 awards will be accepted until Friday, February 24 using an online submission form.

The Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism’s mission is to enhance and promote a business-friendly environment for current and prospective enterprises and to advocate for policies that support and strengthen the economic vitality of Talbot County. The department’s vision for Talbot County is built on the principles of strong communities, empowered businesses, and innovative solutions.

Business owners and managers are encouraged to register to receive the Department of Economic Development and Tourism’s monthly newsletter and breaking news at The department can also be reached at 410-770-8058 or by visiting their office at 11. S. Harrison Street, Easton, Md.

Talbot County presents five Community Impact Awards at its Business Appreciation Summit each year. Nominate the business, project, or individual you think has made the biggest impact in 2022-2023, with nominations due by Feb. 24 and more at

Read More: Previous Talbot County Community Impact Awards Winners

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