Chaleur Chamber of Commerce accepting nominations for Business Excellence Awards

The Chaleur Chamber of Commerce will recognize some local entrepreneurs this fall for their contributions to the region's economic growth and for making it a great place to live, work, and play.

The Chamber is accepting nominations in the Young Entrepreneur, Woman Entrepreneur, Immigrant Entrepreneur, and Business of the Year categories.

Chamber President Jessica Poirier says entrepreneurs are the backbone of local economy and that many local services wouldn't exist without them.

Poirier says the gala is a way recognize the work entrepreneurs do and encourage them to continue doing it.

The gala will take place in October during 'Small Business Week'.

Nominations are open until August 31st.