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Chamber of Commerce accepting nominations for awards The Red Deer Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 2009 Business of the Year Awards. Presented annually during Small Business Week, the awards are issued in three categories: Small Business (20 or fewer full-time equivalent

Chamber of Commerce accepting nominations for awards

The Red Deer Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 2009 Business of the Year Awards. Presented annually during Small Business Week, the awards are issued in three categories: Small Business (20 or fewer full-time equivalent employees), Medium Business (21 to 75 full-time equivalent employees) and Large Business (76 or more full-time equivalent employees). Finalists in each category will be announced the week prior to an Oct. 23 awards banquet. Judging criteria will include customer service, growth, awards, innovation, media recognition, outstanding features, future expectations and contributions to the community. Nominations will be open until July 31, with forms available at the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce office or online at www.reddeerchamber.com. Additional information can be obtained by calling Lindsey Hutton at 403-347-4491.

Chamber hosts Tarasoff

The Red Deer Chamber of Commerce’s Ambassadors Luncheon on June 3 will feature Brent Tarasoff, co-owner/managing partner of Bio-Cycle Nutrient Solutions Ltd. Tarasoff will talk about diverting material from the landfill, and using everyday waste from residences and businesses to grow food. Bio-Cycle Nutrient Solutions is a drywall recycling and soil amendment company. The event at the Red Deer Lodge will also include a short presentation from Deloitte about recent changes to the Canadian scientific research and experimental development program. Cost of the lunch is $20 for Chamber members and $23 for non-members. To register or for more information, call the Chamber at 347-4491 or e-mail lhutton@reddeerchamber.com. RSVP by Monday.

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