The Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for "Business of the Year."
All Chamber member businesses are eligible regardless of size or type.
Recognition will be awarded based on one or more of the following criteria: community involvement, job creation, innovative practices, employee benefits, major expansion or overcoming an adversity.
Businesses can self-nominate or be nominated, according to a Chamber press release.
Nomination forms are available at the Chamber Office, 50 Central Ave. S.E.
They must be filled out and returned no later than Wednesday, December 5 at 5:00 p.m.
The award presentation will take place at the Chamber Annual Dinner on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the Le Mars Convention Center, upper level.
The Chamber will also honor a Citizen of the Year at the annual dinner.
People may nominate someone who exemplifies dedication and service through personal involvement in the community.
Nominations are being sought and accepted at the Chamber.
Letters of nomination must be submitted to the Chamber by 5:00 p.m. Dec. 5.
Any information that would acquaint the committee with the nominee's qualifications is confidential, according to the press release.
The Citizen of the Year will be selected by a committee from the Chamber and will be based on the individual's record of dedication and service to the community.
People with questions about either award may call the Chamber at 546-8821.