Nomination deadline approaching

The Jan. 31 deadline is fast approaching to nominate a business for the Greater Vernon Chamber Business Excellence Awards.

The gala awards ceremony is the chamber’s largest event, bringing together business, government and industry leaders to recognize outstanding business achievement in the community.

Awards categories include: small business, new business, young entrepreneur, top marketer (one for under 10 employees, one for over 10), professional service award, community supporter, top employer, sterling service, green business, top exporter and the overall business of the year.

All nominees are entered into the business of the year category.

To nominate a business, visit to review the nomination criteria and fill out an entry form.

For more information, contact the chamber office at 250-545-0771, or e-mail

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