Utica, NY (WIBX) - The Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for this year's "Business Person of the Year Award." The distinction is given each year to a person recognized as providing an important service to their community.

To qualify, an individual must be a Chamber member or an employee of a Chamber member. Nomination forms are due by February 18. The organization will present the award on April 14 during the Annual Membership Meeting. Also, a nominee can not be a current Chamber Board member or an Officer.

For more information email info@mvchamber.org, contact the chamber at 724-3151, or download a nomination form on www.mvchamber.org. According to the group's website, "The Mohawk Valley Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization comprised of business and business-oriented members dedicated to the development of a prosperous economic climate that will enhance commercial growth and the quality of life for all who reside in the Mohawk Valley."