Applicants sought for business philanthropy award

Applications will be accepted through Feb. 27 for an annual award recognizing the philanthropic contributions of Mesa County businesses.

The Human Services Council of Mesa County will honor the award winner and nominees during the annual White Ribbon Breakfast set for 7:30 a.m. March 17 at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St. in Grand Junction.

The business award is presented to a company that demonstrates commitment to philanthropy through financial support as well as a corporate culture that motivates employees to take leadership roles in philanthropic and community efforts.

Nomination forms and other information are available from Maggie Moorland at 298-9091 or Gretchen Gore at 298-7054.

Tickets for the White Ribbon Breakfast sell for $15. Reservations are due March 10. For reservations or more information, visit the Web site at