Nominations open for SBA awards

Small business owners may nominate themselves or other candidates for several U. S. Small Business Administration awards including the 2012 Small Business of the Year Award.

SBA is accepting nominations through Nov. 10. Details are available at, where the guidelines can be viewed under the “What’s New” section, or by contacting Melende Ward of the Fresno SBA Office at (559) 487-5791, ext 2709.