Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce

Learn more about this active chamber and its contributions to the Golden community.

Board members of the Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce with chamber manager Ruth Hamilton. Golden Star photo

Board members of the Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce with chamber manager Ruth Hamilton. — Golden Star photo

Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce represents the business community of Golden, B.C., and Area A. Their slogan is “Helping business thrive.”

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Summer, a time for fun and relaxation for many, has been gratifyingly busy for the Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce.

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Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce stats:

Manager: Ruth Hamilton
President: Dr. Erica Buckley-Strobel
When established: Incorporated in 1979 as a Board of Trade
Number of members: 235
Cost of annual membership: $78 for non-profit groups and starting at $157.50 for businesses

Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce contact info:

Website: Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 1-800-622-4653
Email: [email protected]
Location: 500 - 10th Ave. N., Golden, B.C.; PO Box 1320, Golden, BC
Office hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday

Key annual events sponsored by the chamber:

  • Community Excellence Awards (next - Oct. 22, 2016)
  • Golden Nugget Awards (next -  Oct. 22, 2016)
  • Golden Spring Home & Lifestyle Show
  • Canada Day free pancake breakfast
  • Kicking Horse Country 5 & 10-K Dash - fun run, walk or bike on Rotary Trails
  • First Business Walk will be held in September 2016
  • November Shop Local Day and Santa Claus Parade

Current supports for members:

  • Let’s Do Lunch series for networking and education, twice per month September through June
  • Business After Business mingles 

Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards

The Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Community Excellence Awards gala on the Saturday at the end of Small Business Week. The 2016 award recipients are listed below.

The recipients of the 2016 Community Excellence Awards are:

  • 2016 Peter Bowle Evans Award
    Sponsored by KHCCC
    SledGolden
          
  • 2016 Community Recognition  Award
    Sponsored by Town of Golden
    1st Winner Joyce Deboer
    2nd Winner Bruce McKenzie
              
  • KHCCC Directors Choice Award
    Sponsored by KHCCC
    Town of Golden           
  • 2016 Tourism Golden Awards - Sponsored by Tourism Golden

    Outstanding Visitor Experience
    Glacier Rafting      

    Exceptional Tourism Ambassador
    Heather Mtn  Lodge            

  • Homebased Business Award
    Sponsored by Golden IGA
    Apple Island Naturals

  • Employee of the Year Award    
    Sponsored by Boston Pizza
    Robyn Brown -  Golden IGA            

  • Employer of the Year Award
    Sponsored by Columbia Basin Trust
    Golden IGA - Cam Dawes          

  • New Business Award
    Sponsored by Community Futures
    French Connection Cheese & Fine Foods
  • Culinary Award
    Sponsored by GFS Foods
    Eleven22 Restaurant

  • Business Beautification Award
    Sponsored by Prestige Inn
    Bear's Den Restaurant      

  • Trade Excellence Award
    Sponsored by Zimmerman Construction
    Louisiana Pacific - Golden            

  • Professional Services Award
    Sponsored by COTR - Golden
    Elements Therapeutics

  • Outstanding Business Award
    Sponsored by The Golden Star
    Golden IGA

  • Mayor's Award of Excellence
    Sponsored by Town of Golden
    St Paul's Thrift Shop

       
     

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