Nominations sought for Fruita chamber award

Nominations are now being accepted for the annual business of the year award bestowed by the Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce.

Nomination forms should be returned prior to Feb. 11 to the chamber offices at 432 E. Aspen Ave., faxed to 858-3121 or sent by e-mail to

The award, which recognizes businesses that contribute to the growth and betterment of the Fruita community, will be presented at the upcoming Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce banquet.

The banquet is scheduled for 6 p.m. to midnight Feb. 16 at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, located 743 Horizon Drive in Grand Junction. The event will include cocktails, dinner, a silent auction and dancing as well as a spacesuit custom contest that goes with the theme “Our of This World.”

Admission to the banquet is $60 per person and $650 for a table sponsorship. For reservations or more information, call 858-3894.