MONROE – The Green County Development Corporation is now accepting nominations for special awards to be presented during its Annual Meeting and Recognition Dinner, scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Turner Hall in Monroe. These awards are:

  • The Outstanding Business of the Year, which honors a business that has demonstrated exemplary commitment to Green County’s economic growth. This business will have made a significant improvement to strengthen its market position or have overcome an obstacle affecting the company’s ability to grow.
  • The Entrepreneurial Spirit Award, which honors an entrepreneur with a hunger for opportunity, a growth mindset, a willingness to learn, a willingness to find solutions to challenges and problems, and a strong work ethic.
  • The Richard B. Schmied Leadership Award, which honors an individual who exemplifies the character of a true leader.

Any individual, group or business may nominate a business or leader, and businesses and individuals may nominate themselves. Businesses and individuals from throughout Green County are eligible. To nominate a business or individual, visit and look for the link for a fillable form online under the News & Events tab. More information and assistance is available by emailing or calling 608.328.9452. Nominations are due Wednesday, Feb. 5.


Click here to access the nomination form 

The form is fillable; you can fill it out on your computer screen, save it and return it to, or you can print it out, write your answers and return to GCDC, 1016 167th Ave., Monroe, WI 53566.


Click here to see past award winners