REED CITY \u2014 The Reed City Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2011 Business of the Year Award. Businesses may nominate themselves or be nominated by others. The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, April 4. \u201cThe winner will be recognized at the 48th Annual Michigan Week Dinner,\u201d reported Chamber director Suzie Williams. The dinner witht the theme \u201cCelbrating our Community\u201d will be held on Wednesday May 11, at the Reed City High School cafeteria. Williams noted that to be considered for the Business of the Year area nominees must meet the following criteria: \u2022 Be a member in good standing of the Reed City Chamber; \u2022 Be a for-profit company; \u2022 Be an established business; and \u2022 Show evidence of contributions to community-oriented projects. Businesses nominated will be recognized for achievments in any and all of these areas: \u2022 Their entrepreneurial spirit; \u2022 Innovation; and \u2022 Giving of their time and talents to create a better Reed City. \u201cHave they contributed to the community with dedicated service or endeavors that enhance the quality of life in Reed City?\u201d said Williams. Nominations with business name, address, phone, email, contact person with a brief summary of their contributions, achievments and important information should be on file by Monday, April 4. Those nominations should be sent to: Reed City Area Chamber of Commerce PO Box 27 Reed City, MI 49677 231-832-5431 Applications available online: www.reedcity.org You may drop off nominations at the Chamber Office, 200 N. Chestnut Street,Reed City \u201cAt the same time, we are also taking nominations for the 2011 Citizen of the Year Award,\u201d said Williams. \u201cDeadline for nominations is Monday, May 2.\u201d Reed City\u2019s \u201cCitizen of the Year\u201d criteria includes: \u2022 The person nominated must have had a positive impact on Reed City; \u2022 The nominee must live, work or volunteer in the Reed City area; \u2022 Nomination needs to be in writing with signature of nominator; and \u2022 Nominator must write an explanation of why this person should be nominated. Please return nomination form and supporting documentation to the Reed City Area Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 27, Reed City, MI 49677: or you may drop off at the Chamber Office. Applications available online: www.reedcity.org.