This annual Delta Township award was established to honor selected Delta Township businesses or business persons who have been responsible for exceptional outcomes between and among businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations; OR, have served as a role model for other business; OR, have gone above and beyond the scope of business to support and promote Delta Township. The goal is to promote shared community interests and encourage business harmony within the township and amongst entities of the Greater Lansing Region.
Eligibility, Selection, and Recognition:
Eligibility for the annual Business of the Year Award will be based upon fulfilling all the following criteria:
Has a verifiable physical, business location in Delta Township;
Must have been responsible for documented, exceptional outcomes between or among businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations, OR, have served as a role model for other businesses; OR, have gone above and beyond the scope of business to support and promote Delta Township.
Must have contributed private resources (time, talent, money, etc.) to the improvement; and
Action must have resulted in an outstanding commitment to Delta Township through financial support, community involvement, and motivation of others to take leadership roles and support local initiatives that elevate the character or reputation of Delta Township as a desirable place to live, work, or play.
Not eligible for Business Award are the following:
Current elected officials of Delta Township.
Past elected officials of Delta Township for four years immediately following completion of their last elected term.
Selection Committee members during their period of service.
Political candidates running for office in the current year.
A volunteer selection panel will review all nominations and objectively decide the winner. The award winner will be honored at a public ceremony and may be featured in the media.
Guidelines for Making Nominations:
All nominations must be submitted on the Business of the Year Award Nomination Form. In the space provided on the form, the nominator must answer all questions about the nominee. There are no limits to the number of nominations submitted by a single nominator. Nominations must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 26 to be eligible. The recipient will be announced on October 22 at the 2019 Community Awards Reception to be held at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West Hotel. Nominations may be made online or a printable form is available here.
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