Above and Beyond: Nominate the 2015 Small Business of the Year
February 23, 2015
Twelve years ago, the Chamber created the Small Business Awards of Excellence to showcase the achievement and impact of “small businesses” in our region. Each year, we continue to recognize businesses with fewer than 75 employees for their creativity, vitality, stability and relevance. Equally important criteria in selecting winners are civic and community involvement and responsiveness, growth and excellence, customer service, innovation and leadership as well as exemplifying diversity.
Previous Honorees include:
2004 Small Business: Altex Packaging
2005 Small Business: MedResource
2006 Small Business: ERA King Real Estate
2007 Small Business: Animal Medical Center
2008 Small Business: The 19th Hole Sports Grille at Cane Creek
2009 Small Business: Emerging – NobleBank & Trust
Sustaining – SPAR, Inc.
2010 Small Business: Emerging – Wig’s Wheels
Sustaining – Miller Funeral Home & Crematory
2011 Small Business: Emerging – WideNet Consulting
Sustaining – AOD Federal Credit Union
2012 Small Business: Emerging– Smoke-N-Hot BBQ
Sustaining – Morris Building Constructors, Inc.
2013 Small Business: Emerging– Christian Corner Meats
Sustaining– Oxford Lumber Company
2014 Small Business: Emerging – Cheaha Cheer & Tumble
Sustaining – Piedmont Outdoor
Complete the following form to nominate local small businesses you think go above and beyond.
Business Being Nominated: ______________________________________________________________
Contact Person from Nominated Business:_______________________ Number of employees ________
Phone Number_____________________________________ Number of years in business ___________
Describe why this company should be considered for the award:
Name: __________________________________________Phone Number_________________________
Company:______________________________ Email: _________________________________________
Submit completed forms via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, via fax at 256-237-0126, or mail to PO Box 1087, Anniston, AL 36202.
Nomination Deadline is Friday, February 27, 2015. Nominees will be honored May 7, at the Chamber’s 12th Annual Small Business Awards Gala.
Nominees must be a member of the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce. To verify, you can call 256-237-3536 or visit www.calhounchamber.com. Subsidiaries and chains are not eligible. Past nominees are eligible, but not past award recipients. For 2015, no self-nominations will be accepted.
The Awards for Small Business of the Year are presented to businesses that, through extraordinary contribution and unwavering commitment, positively affect the economic development of our communities.