Nominations open for family-owned business awards

Posted Jan. 19, 2012, at 8 p.m.

The Institute for Family-Owned business is seeking nominations for the 2012 Maine Family Business Awards, which will be presented May 14 at the Marriott Hotel in South Portland.

Any Maine-based, family-owned business is eligible, and nominations can be made by anyone, in or outside the business. Completed applications are due by March 30.

An independent judging panel selects winners based upon criteria including business success, positive business and family linkages, contributions to the community and industry, family participation, work environment, communication and innovative business practices or strategies.

Nomination forms can be downloaded at Those interested can call the institute office at 798-2667. printed on August 18, 2017