Nominations for Chamber awards due September 1

The deadline for submitting nominations for the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce' four Annual Meeting awards is Sept. 1, according to a Chamber spokesperson.

The 103rd Annual Meeting, at which the awards will be given, is set for January 19 at JCC's Potter Center from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Chamber's annual meeting attracts more than 500 business leaders and includes the installation of new Chamber board members, thanking outgoing board members and the presentation of the following awards:

ATHENA Award, sponsored by Lloyd Ganton Retirement Centers) to an individual who has attained and embodies the highest level of professional excellence in his/her profession, has devoted time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community and actively assists women in realizing their leadership potential;

Small Business Person of the Year Award, sponsored by 106.9 and Flagstar Bank;

Entrepreneurial Vision Award, sponsored by South Central Michigan Works!, which honors an individual or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the entrepreneurial growth of Jackson County through assisting entrepreneurs;

Brick Award, presented by the Ambassador Committee, honoring businessess who have made significant structural and operational improvements.

For more information contact Angela Machnik at the Chamber by calling 517-782-8221

Published: Thu, Aug 25, 2011