PASCO — The Mid-Columbia Small Business Awards Committee has received 12 nominations for the 2011 Small Business of the Year Award.
The award recognizes small businesses in Benton and Franklin counties for their exceptional customer service, outstanding commitment to employees and superior community relations.
The awards are presented to small locally-owned businesses with fewer than 60 full-time equivalent employees and operated for profit that best exemplify the qualities of honesty, fairness, ethical business practices and concern for employees and customers.
The 2011 nominees are: Bettendorfs Printing & Design, Carpenter Drilling, Columbia Basin Racquet Club, Eden Day Spa and Hair Design, Focal Point Marketing, G2 Commercial Construction, Harvey-Monteith Insurance, Northwest Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, Ojeda Business Ventures, Sylvan Learning Center, Tri-Cities Digestive Health Center and Total Site Services.
The awards will be presented at a banquet May 5 at the Pasco Red Lion Hotel. Tickets are $35 each; reserved tables of eight cost $280.
For more information, contact May Hays, banquet chairwoman, at 509-967-0521 or firstname.lastname@example.org or midcolumbiasmallbiz.com.