Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Businesses Wanted For Holiday Video Promotion

by Michelle Holt, Lost River Economic Development
Lost Rivers Economic Development is launching “12 Days of Shopping”, a new promotion for Butte & South Custer businesses to highlight holiday shopping opportunities.

Twelve businesses will have the opportunity to be interviewed and filmed for their own 3 – 5 minute promotional video. The videos will be posted on YouTube and then the links to these videos will be circulated via email, Facebook, local websites, etc.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Butte Chamber Seeks Citizen & Business of the Year Nominations

by Michelle Holt, chamber recognition committee
The Butte County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year.

Nominees for Citizen of the Year should be individuals who are actively volunteering to make a difference in our community. Nominations will be scored in four areas: Community Contribution, Length of Service, Estimation of Community Impact, and Reason for Nomination (Why should this person be selected?).

Nominees for Business of the Year should be businesses/business owners that lead by example through investment in their business and in the community. Nominations will be scored in seven areas: Customer Service, Business Growth, Service to the Community, Bringing New Money into the Community, Support of Community Activities, Use of Technology and Reason for Nomination (Why should this business be selected?).

To make a nomination:

• Pick up, complete and return a nomination form at one of the following locations: Butte County Extension, ATC Communications, East Idaho Credit Union, LRED Office, Lost River Drug, or Arco BIC (Pick Up Only), Arco Post Office (Pick Up Only)

• OR email your nomination to:

• OR mail your nomination to: Butte County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 719, Arco, ID 83213
Click here for Business Nomination Form
Click here for Citizen Nomination Form

• Note: You do not have to use the nomination form. Please be sure to include the name of yourself, your nominee and contact information for both of you, and a written narrative that describes why they should be selected. Remember to include information about the scoring categories.

** All nominations must be received by 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 21, 2011 **

Awards recipients will be selected by a panel of local judges. These awards will be presented at the Butte County Chamber of Commerce Variety Show, scheduled for Thursday, November 3, 2011 at Butte Schools Auditorium. Watch for more information!