Nominations sought for small business awards

By The Tri-City HeraldMarch 5, 2014 

Businesses in Benton and Franklin counties with fewer than 60 full-time employees are encouraged to participate in the 19th annual Mid-Columbia Small Business Awards.

Intent-to-nominate forms are due by March 14, and final applications will be accepted no later than March 28. Forms and information are available at Nominations will be accepted from any resident of Benton or Franklin counties who is an employee, customer, supplier or regulator of the nominated business. Businesses are encouraged to self-nominate.

A workshop will be offered from noon to 1 p.m. March 19 at the Sandberg Event Center, 331 South 41st Ave. in West Richland to assist applicants with the nomination process.

For more information, contact event planner Elizabeth Smith at 396-4166,, or West Richland Chamber of Commerce at 967-0521 or

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