WARSAW — The Wyoming County Chamber & Tourism office is inviting the public to nominate their favorite business to be considered for one of its annual “business of the year” awards.

Awards will be given for:

n Small Business with 1 to 10 employees.

n Large Business with 11 or more employees.

n Agri-Business, involving any business involved in agriculture industry.

n Tourism Business, such as restaurants, shops, or breweries.

n Tourism Attraction, such as larger hospitality/tourism sector venues.

n Most Promising New Business, less than 2 years old.

Anybody may make a nomination, and people may nominate up to six businesses in each category. Nominations can be made by visiting www.WyCoChamber.org and clicking on the nomination form.

Simply enter the business name, select the nomination type, and state the reasons for the award. You may be contacted for additional information or clarification. You may also print the form and submit it to The Wyoming County Chamber at 36 Center Street, Warsaw, NY 14569.

The criteria for selecting award recipients is based on actions such as an expansion projects, job growth, community involvement, or for contributions to the strength of a particular industry sector.

The nominated business must be a member of the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce. If unsure, please visit the Chamber’s online membership directory available on the website.

Once all the nominations are in and closed, the Chamber’s Board of Directors will vote on the nominees and select the winners.

Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m. Sept. 24. The awards will be presented to the winners at a reception later in October.

The Chamber & Tourism’s mission is to serve the members and community; promote and grow area economic and tourism assets; and work collaboratively to create an environment that leads to the success and economic prosperity of Wyoming County.

Call the Chamber at (585) 786-0307 for more information.

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