OROMOCTO BUSINESS BEAUTIFICATION AWARD

The Oromocto Business Beautification Award aims to encourage local commercial businesses to beautify and maintain their storefronts and surrounding property.   An attractive storefront not only promotes a positive image of your business, but also appeals to prospective and current customers. By maintaining your property on a regular basis, you encourage neighbouring businesses to follow suit and beautify their storefronts as well.

During the 2021 year, participating businesses will have a chance to win the $2500 Oromocto Business Beautification Award selected by representatives from the Oromocto & Area Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Oromocto.

Guidelines:

Please register your business by 22 May 2021 with the Oromocto & Area Chamber of Commerce to participate in the award program. All participating businesses will be highlighted on the Town and/or the Chamber’s social media and website. Upon completion submit a one-page description of the project, including before and after photos by 30 October 2021.  Beautifying your business can be quick and easy. Here are a few simple ways to participate:

• SWEEP storefronts, walkways and surrounding areas
• CLEAN WINDOWS, and hang a welcome sign
• Clean or update OUTDOOR SIGNAGE
• PLACE FLOWERPOTS or hanging planters
• RE-PAINT fencing, bollards and parking lot lines
• PRESSURE WASH sidings, outside furnishings and walkways
• PICK UP LITTER, and other debris around your property
• LANDSCAPE your property
• Provide proper BINS FOR TRASH, recycling and cigarette butts.
• Plant low maintenance SHRUBS, GREENERY and flower beds.

Criteria:

The registrant is an Oromocto business that has taken great pride and ownership of their community corporate image.
1. The business has made improvements and/or beautification to their buildings, gardens, curbside, etc.
2. Any business that is well-maintained and has made improvements to their property is eligible.
3. The business does not have to be a member of the Oromocto & Area Chamber of Commerce to register.
4. The business must be located within the Town of Oromocto.
5. The project must be completed BY 30 OCTOBER 2021.

Form information and link can be found at:  Oromocto Business Beautification Award

OACC SCHOLARSHIP

Designed to encourage entrepreneurial spirit in students at Oromocto High School (OHS) and recognize deserving individuals,  the Oromocto & Area Chamber of Commerce (OACC) awards an annual scholarship in the amount of $1000 to one outstanding graduating OHS student.  Students must currently be in their grade 12 year and planning to graduate.  Judging is based on a combination of factors, including financial need, student leadership, community involvement and academic ability.  In addition, the winning student will receive official recognition at the OACC’s Business Awards Dinner which is held each February.

Scholarship Application

The deadline for applications is May 31, 2021.

BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY AWARDS

Due to COVID concerns, the 2021 Business and Community Awards will be deferred to a future date.  Stay tuned for updates!

Each year, the Oromocto & Area Chamber of Commerce (OACC) is pleased to offer two awards which recognize significant contributions to the Oromocto area.  The award winners are recognized at the annual Business Awards Dinner each February.   The two awards are:

  • Business Excellence (Company or Person) – The business must have been active for two years minimum.
  • Community Leadership (Company or Person) – Nominees are required to have lived in or contributed to the Town of Oromocto for a minimum period of two years.

The OACC will judge the nominees on the criteria listed below; however, welcomes other identified attributes which you believe make the business or community member stand out above others.  All nominations will be considered.

Criteria for Nominees to include:

  • Significant business accomplishments
  • Involvement in the local community and/or local charities
  • Contribution and support to local business(es)
  • Environmentally conscious

If you know a deserving business or community member for our 2021 Award, please complete the Business & Community Award Nomination Form and email to oromoctochamber@nb.aibn.com