The Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 2018 Beautiful Bakersfield Awards.

The awards honor individuals, businesses and organizations that helped make Bakersfield great in 2017, the chamber said in a news release.

Nominations must be submitted by Feb. 7, 2018. Forms are available at For more information call 327-4421. The winners will be announced and honored at a gala June 2, 2018.

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