Help celebrate small business week!
Contributions made by small to medium businesses positively affect the the economy of the Boundary area. In order to recognize all the contributions these businesses make to our region, Community Futures Boundary (CFB) is hosting an open house during small business week. The annual Open House and Business Awards Ceremony will be held on Oct. 14, 2010 – open house at 5:00 p.m; with an awards presentation at 6:00 p.m., at the Grand Forks office. In addition to recognizing the contributions of their business clients to the Boundary Region, CFB asks your assistance in the selection and recognition of the community at large for their contributions. The Community Award categories are: Community Entrepreneur: This award honors an individual (s) who displays the attributes of an entrepreneur in creating a better community. Entrepreneurial attributes are: seeing opportunities wehre others do not, creating positive networks, perservering against all odds, and building a positive, sustainable community. Innovative Community Organization: This award is to honor a not-for profit entity, organization, corporation, co-operative or public sector institution in the Boundary area that supports innovative community based endeavors. Green Business Award – Sponsored by: The Boundary Sentinel: This award is to recognize a company familiar with and committed to social and environmental responsibility; a company that has taken action to demonstrate their commitment to social environmental responsibility in the way they source, manufacture and market their products, run their offices and plants. Please nominate your candidate for the Community Awards using the form on our website; www.boundarycf.com or come into either the Grand Forks or Greenwood offices to pick up a nomination form. Ensure that your nomination has been placed not later than Sept. 30, 2010.
Community Futures Boundary’s Board of Directors and Staff thank you for your participation in the selection of the Community Award nominees and look forward to your presence at this special event.