Is there a small business that you rave about in the Tri Cities WA area? Would you like them to be recognized for their outstanding service, commitment to their employees or community outreach? Then cast a vote for your favorite small business today! Nominations are now being accepted for businesses in Benton and Franklin counties for the annual Small Business of the Year Award. Nominations that are submitted by March 18 will boost the entries score by 5 points, nominations will not be accepted past 5:00pm on March 31.

Several awards will be given in one category. The first is the Small Business Award, there will be three winners of this award. Businesses nominated for this award must be locally owned and operated, employ 60 or fewer employees and are for profit. Another potential award is the Micro Business of the Year should the judges choose to grant it. Requisites for this award mirror that of the Small business with the exception of the number of employees, a business must employ 10 of fewer employees to be considered for the award.

Nomination packets are available at the Pasco Chamber, Tri Cities Hispanic Chamber, West Richland Chamber, TRIDEC, TCVCB, KNDU, Esprit Graphics, Ikon Marketing Group, Agape Events, on the Small Business of the Year Award website or by contacting May Hays at 509.967.0521. Packets can be mailed to Ikon Marketing Group or dropped at any of the following locations: Pasco Chamber, Tri Cities Hispanic Chamber, or West Richland Chamber.

Winners of the Small Business of the Year Award will be announced at the awards banquet on May 5. The banquet will take place at the Red Lion Hotel in Pasco WA.

For more information call 509.967.2950, send an email, or visit the Small Business of the Year Award website.

Posted by Joe and Colleen Lane, your Tri Cities Real Estate Agents. Call or email us today! 509.438.9344

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