Deadline extended for business of year nominations

The St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce has extended its deadline for submissions for the 2010 "Business of the Year" nominations until Jan. 7.The awards will be presented at the Chamber's annual banquet on Saturday, Jan. 29 at the Red Fern. Award finalists are invited to attend the banquet, where the winners of the Small Business of the Year, with 25 employees or less, and Large Business of the Year, with 26 or more employees, are announced.Anyone may submit nominations for any Chamber business member. Self-nominations are also being accepted.Nominee applications, as well as a complete listing of Chamber business members, may be found on the organization's website at Applications should be returned to the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce, 53 S. St. Marys St., St. Marys, PA 15857; or faxed to 814-781-7302. All submissions will be kept confidential. Nominations will be judged by a group of individuals appointed by the Chamber's Board of Directors. For more information on this story, see the Dec. 30 edition of The Daily Press.