2018 Business Excellence Awards at Kimberley Chamber of Commerce

Under the banner, “Kimberley is a good place to be…Doing Business” ten awards were handed out to a variety of businesses.

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Pictured, left to right: Virginia Rasch, editor, Koocanusa Publications; Chantel DeLaney, Vice-President, Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce; Mike Guarnery, manager, Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce.

Pictured, left to right: Virginia Rasch, editor, Koocanusa Publications; Chantel DeLaney, Vice-President, Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce; Mike Guarnery, manager, Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce. — Photo courtesy Rod Chapman

The 2018 Business Excellence Awards were recently held by the Kimberley Chamber of Commerce. Under the banner, “Kimberley is a good place to be…Doing Business” ten awards were handed out to a variety of businesses.

Here’s a list of the winners:

Employer of the Year: Save-On-Foods

Stan Salikin Community Impact Award: Michelle and Eric Forbes – Kimberley Medieval Festival

Trades Business or Person of the Year: Tyee Custom Homes

Food and Beverage Industry Excellence: The Old Bauernhaus

Employee of the Year Award: Zen Mountain Float and Wellness, Bev Anderson

Environmental Stewardship Excellence Award: Grow Tea and Elixir

Entrepreneur of the Year: Paper & Cup

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Jill Bentley-Lobban/Centex/Fullfill/Stoke

Tourism Excellence Award: Karen Rempel, Rocky Mountain Event Planners

Kimberley and District Chamber Member of the Year: Sprout Health Market – Chantel Delaney

Business of the Year Award: Creekside Physiotherapy

The Kimberley Chamber stated, “Congratulations to our business community for another successful year! We are honoured to be working with community leaders with such amazing vision and purpose. We are a community of over 400 businesses and growing, and we look forward to continued success in 2019.”

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