Each year, the Fresno County Women’s Chamber of Commerce honors the Fresno County Mother of the Year. The honoree should be a successful mother, embody the traits regarded in mothers (such as courage, cheerfulness, patience, affection, kindness, understanding & homemaking ability), exhibit conduct that exemplifies "The Golden Rule," have a sense of responsibility in civic affairs, religious, service and professional organizations, and be active in service for public good.
The nomination period is now open! This is your chance to SECRETLY nominate that special mom in your life.
**THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, MARCH 16th, 2020.**
The winner will be selected in late March and the 78th annual luncheon will be held at 11:30 am on Friday, May 8th at Pardini's Catering & Banquets. All nominees will be notified ahead of time and honored at the luncheon.
Have lived or worked in Fresno County for at least 5 years.
Have at least 1 child that reached the age of 18 years or older (biological or adopted).
Be (or have been) active in the community.
Be available to attend the 78th Annual Mother of the Year Luncheon on Friday, May 8th, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Collect reference letters (at least 1 family/personal, 1 professional, and 1 civic/service - no more than 5 of each)
Collect digital photos: up to 10 supporting photos are welcome but not required
Complete the nomination form (below)
Keep your nomination a SURPRISE — we honor all nominees in addition to the Mother of the Year!
For more information please contact the event chair, Pam Wheelen PWheelen@fresnochaffeezoo.org or (559) 498-5925.
Learn more about the Fresno County Women's Chamber of Commerce and this special event at https://www.fcwcc.org/mother-of-the-year.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THIS FORM:
Only 1 nomination form per nominee will be accepted. Please compile all letters and supporting documentation for your candidate into 1 form. Applications and reference letters will NOT be accepted via mail.
Ensure this form is completed in its entirety before submitting, as you will NOT be able to edit your nomination once you've submitted this form.
RECOMMENDED: Type your answers into a word document, then copy and paste them into this form.