LANSING — State Rep. Angela Witwer (Delta Township) announced both her Teacher of the Month Award and Small Business of the Month programs today, which aim to recognize excellence in education and business across the 71st House District.

“I think it is important we make a point to acknowledge the crucial role that hardworking teachers and small business owners play in our community,” Rep. Witwer said. “I am hoping these recognitions can serve as a small display of our appreciation for their contributions.”

As part of the award process, Witwer is inviting community residents to nominate teachers and small businesses for the recognition. To ensure nominees fall within district lines, please click here to review business or school addresses. Nominations can be submitted online (Teachers, Businesses), or by visiting the links on Rep. Witwer’s Facebook profile.