Source: Grosse Pointe News Online

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by the Grosse Pointe News

December 26, 2013

The Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for Pointer of Distinction Awards to be presented at the chamber annual membership dinner, Jan. 30, at the Country Club of Detroit.

Pointer of Distinction Categories are: youth achievement, community service, excellence in business and new business Enterprise.

The youth nominee should excel academically, be involved in extra curricular activities, be enrolled in a Grosse Pointe high school and must be involved in one foundation or charitable activity.

The community service nominee must be a Grosse Pointe resident who has made a significant positive impact on the Grosse Pointe community through his/her achievements over an extended period of time and has enhanced the quality of life for the residents of Grosse Pointe.

A nominee for excellence in business must live or work in Grosse Pointe and be a chamber member in good standing. This person must show an outstanding performance and success in his/her industry. In addition to holding a leadership role in his/her company, the honoree must be an active participant in service organizations promoting growth and development for Grosse Pointe residents and businesses.

In the new business enterprise, category, the nominee must live or work in Grosse Pointe and be a Chamber member in good standing. The nominee must have launched a successful business in the last five years and have a solid business plan in place.

Call the chamber office at (313) 881-4722 or e-mail for an application. Nomination forms will be accepted until Jan. 8.