Everyone's Invited to Celebrate what makes our Area Fabulous - Jan.30,

Join us in celebrating the businesses and people who make our community fabulous!   

* 1. 2017 Best Business to Watch in 2018
These businesses best demonstrated innovation, adaptation, staff empowerment, customer service & community support – in essence, The Whole Package - please vote for one, OR name a different business in the comment field.

* 2. Most Promising New Business
These businesses have been open for less than two years. They’ve demonstrated a successful startup, currently have a strong presence, and are poised for future performance. Please vote for one, OR name a different business in the comment field.

* 3. Please Nominate for IONIA COUNTY CITIZEN of the Year

* 4. Please Nominate for BUSINESS WOMAN of the Year

* 5. Please Nominate for Essential Service Award
Recognizing the important role service workers play in our economy, we wish to shine a bright light on these very special people. It is important to complete as many of the areas, in detail, as possible. It is from the information provided that the nominees to be recognized are selected. Must have 2+years of employment with the same employer.

Hospitality: Desk clerk,
Retail: Clerk, cashier, stockroom worker, customer service
Healthcare/Elder Care: Nurses aide, lab support, patient transport, in-home aide, Medical/Dental Assist, Front Desk
Transportation: Bus, Dial-A-Ride
Foodservice: Server, busser, dishwasher, counter staff, cook
General Labor: Manufacturing, construction, agricultural
Government: Clerk, customer service, support staff
Childcare: Teacher aide, in-home daycare, school program staff
Nonprofit: Case aide, support staff
Cleaning/Housekeeping/Groundskeeper: Custodian, maintenance, housekeeper

* 6. *NEW THIS YEAR* Please Nominate for Ionia County First Responder Of The Year
We want torecognize the important role First Responders play in our community. Often unseen, under appreciated, and always ready to help during traumatic experiences, these people deserve to be recognized for their selflessness and dedication. It is important to complete as many of the areas, in detail, as possible. It is from the information provided that the nominees to be recognized are selected. Must have 2+years of employment with the same employer.
Nominees must be employed or volunteer as a Central Dispatcher, Police Officer, Fire Fighter, EMT, or Paramedic in Ionia County. 

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