Which business is the most family-friendly one in town? You decide!

The Revelstoke Early Childhood Development Committee (RECDC) has issued a call for nominations for the Fifth Annual Family-Friendly Business and Family-Friendly Workplace Awards.

Factors you might consider in selecting a nominee include:

  • Providing a family-friendly environment for the public and customers;
  • A welcoming layout and amenities;
  • Public washroom and change table;
  • Space to rest or breastfeed;
  • Play area, children’s books, clean quiet toys; and
  • Easy access for strollers.

In addition, RECDC is also seeking nominations of family-friendly workplaces. Things you might consider in selecting a business to nominate include:

  • Policies that enable staff to balance life and fam ily commitments with work responsibilities;
  • Flexible work schedules and benefits;
  • Offering parental sick leave; and
  • Offering resources and support services.

Nomination forms are available at the Early Years Information Office, located in Room 120 at 1001 Mackenzie Avenue or online at http://www.revelstokeearlychilddevelopment.com/family-friendly-business-award.html ]http://www.revelstokeearlychilddevelopment.com/family-friendly-business-award.html.

Completed nominations can be dropped off at the address above you can e-mail them to revelstokeecd@gmail.com.

The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, February 2. Winners will be announced on Family Day, February 8.