The Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce has set today as the deadline for a couple of programs that they have under way. Today is the deadline to get nominations in for this year’s “Pillars of Strength: Business and Education Awards. You can nominate teachers, administrators and classified staff for Crystal Apple Awards, local training agencies for Workforce Best Practices awards, and local businesses for separate awards, as well. Today is also the deadline to get applications in for scholarships sponsored by the Lower Columbia Professionals, and the Maria Harris Memorial Scholarship. Contact the Chamber at their offices off of Allen Street at Minor Road, or by calling 423-8400.