Alaska business news: Torch Awards (11/25/13)

BBB announces Business of the Year Torch Awards

Better Business Bureau has announced it is now accepting entries and nominations for the 2014 Business of the Year Torch Awards. Each year, one business in Alaska is selected to receive this prestigious award because of its dedication to excellence in the marketplace.

Nominations will be accepted until Nov. 30; businesses that are nominated will be contacted and encouraged to submit entries. All entries must be submitted electronically or postmarked by Dec. 31, 2013. Winners will be announced no later than March 1, 2014.

Submit entries online, by fax or by mail to: BBB Business of the Year Torch Awards, c/o Better Business Bureau, 1000 Station Drive, Suite 222, DuPont, WA 98327; fax: 907-562-4061; or download the entry form on the BBB website at

"The Torch Awards embody the ideals BBB works to advance in the marketplace," said Tyler Andrew, CEO of BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington. "These are the businesses that make our communities such great places to live."

-- Anchorage Daily News