Chamber accepting nominations for annual awards

February 27, 2012

The Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Mason County Business of the Year award, as well as the 2011 Mason County Community Service award. Deadline for all award nominations will be 5 p.m., Friday, March 23, 2012. The awards will be given out in a presentation ceremony at the Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner to be held on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Lincoln Hills Golf Club. The award categories and criteria are detailed below.

All nominees will be honored at the awards ceremony prior to announcing the winners. Further details related to the Annual Dinner will be released when they become available.


2011 Business of the Year Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a business that has made an impact on our community through their business expertise and community service. The business must be located in Mason County and be a member of the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce. All members are listed on the Chamber website at



The Business of the Year award will be judged on the business’s ability to demonstrate excellence in business practices through sales, quality of service, customer service, leadership and/or community involvement. Nominations must include a written summary of why this business deserves this award.


2011 Community Service Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual or group for their accomplishments in offering service to the community on a volunteer basis.



Nominations must include a written summary of what volunteer efforts were made by the individual or group and why they should be considered for the award. All nominations must be submitted in writing and must include the name of the individual submitting the nomination.

Nominations should be submitted to the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce, 5300 W. U.S. 10, Ludington, MI, 49431. Attention: Kathy Maclean /Awards. Nominations will also be accepted at For further information on nominating an individual or for information on the upcoming Annual Dinner, contact the Chamber, 231.845.0324.

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