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2017-08-10 / Business

Chamber seeks nominations for Business Recognition Awards

The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations in various categories for its 72nd annual Business Recognition Awards.

The ceremony will take place Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Roycroft Inn, 40 S. Grove St., East Aurora.

The awards recognize significant contributions to the GEA community by businesses, organizations and individuals, according to a press release from the Chamber.

The following awards will be presented:

Showcase Award — A Chamber member business that has shown growth in sales or employment and/or has made a significant contribution to its industry and/or has had an impact on the GEA economy.

Happening Award — An organization holding an annual event in Greater East Aurora that draws a significant audience, promotes the area and has a positive impact on local businesses.

Journey Award — A member business, organization or individual that has played a key role in promoting tourism in Greater East Aurora and/or works as a partner with other local businesses to promote local tourism and/or is a “role model” in the hospitality industry.

Excellence In Service Award — An employee of a member business who exemplifies the highest degree of customer service.

Visionary Award — A GEA business, school, association or individual that promotes student preparation for the workplace by acting as an advocate for workforce development issues, career technology education and the skilled trades and/or plays an active role in partnering with other businesses and schools in supporting career exploration activities.

Civics Award — An individual who has contributed significant support to a GEA not-for-profit or service club for the betterment of the GEA community and its residents.

Legends Award — Representing the Chamber’s Hall of Fame induction that features an individual, business or organization that has had a longstanding impact of 50 years or more on the GEA community.

Nominations and a brief explanation in support of the nominee are due to the Chamber office, 652 Main St., East Aurora, or emailed to eanycc@verizon.net by Monday, Aug. 14.

For further information, contact the Chamber office at 652-8444.

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