Eatology has been nominated for Small Business B.C. Awards honours as has Pooch Partners.

Eatology has been nominated for Small Business B.C. Awards honours as has Pooch Partners.

Vernon businesses pursue awards

Eatology Diner and Pooch Partners are in the running for Small Business B.C. Awards.

Voting continues for the 14th annual Small Business B.C. Awards.

In Vernon, Eatology Diner has been nominated for the Premier’s People’s Choice and best community impact, and Pooch Partners has been nominated for Premier’s People’s Choice.

Nominated business owners are tasked with gaining as many votes as possible through social media, word of mouth, e-mail or any other means by Wednesday to make it to the top 10 in each category. The top 10 will be announced as finalists Dec. 12.

The winners of each category will be announced at the Small Business B.C. awards ceremony Feb. 23 in Vancouver.

More details on the Small Business B.C. Awards can be found at www.sbbcawards.ca.

“The Small Business BC Awards are about celebrating the people who help make communities across the province thrive — entrepreneurs. By creating jobs and making neighbourhoods flourish, small business owners are the backbone of B.C.’s growing and diverse economy,” said Premier Christy Clark.