Jeremiah Morris, for whom Morrisville was named, contributed property for the railway in the mid-1800's which triggered the economic beginnings for the town. In the spirit exemplified by Mr. Morris, the Morrisville Chamber is  seeking nominations for Community Steward of the Year. Self-nominations are also encouraged.

Winners will be announced at the Chamber's 26th Annual Meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. Average attendance is 225. All applicants are encouraged to attend. The application deadline is Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, 5 pm.

Winners will be featured in the Chamber's enewsletter and on the Chamber's website. A press releases announcing this year's winners is sent following the event. Winners are also provided a special logo that can be used on their website and collateral stating the award recognition.

- Member of the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce
- Must be physically located in Wake, Orange, or Durham counties
- Business has been operating since Jan. 1 2013, or before
- President/owner and/or company has been involved in community activities