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Business After Business - May 20 - 5:30 - 7:00
Hosted by Armstrong Regional Cooperative
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Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber Sails Away on Business Success
Centennial Theatre in Armstrong was the place to be Saturday April 25th as the Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce welcomed local businesses and community members aboard the SS.Centennial for a ‘cruise’celebrating the achievements of the business community with MCs Sean Newton and Phil Hughes at the annual Business Awards & Gala.
The 2015 awards went to:
Small Business of the Year - Fit Body Boot Camp Armstrong sponsored by Blackwell Building Movers.
Entrepreneur - Santana Brown Photography on behalf of the Nexus BC Community Resource Centre by 2014 winner Jen Lemire-Joinsen of Sea Stars Kids Boutique.
Manufacturer of the Year sponsored by The Township of Spallumcheen was presented by Councillor Andrew Casson to Kronbauer Guitars.
Sponsored by Kohler and presented Deborah Fox and Ali Faour, the Customer Service award was presented to The Leaf & Bean Cafe.
The ‘Green’ Community Award, sponsored by the City of Armstrong, was presented by Mayor Chris Pieper to Om Naturale Herbal Care Co.
The Tourism Award, sponsored by The Anchor Inn and Pub was presented by 2014 winner Peter Rotzetter of Chocoliro Finest Chocolate to the Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum & Art Gallery.
The Revitalization Award was presented to the The Boutique by sponsor Jim Hudson of Shepherd’s Home Hardware.
VantageOne was presented with the Corporate Citizen of the Year award by sponsor Jenn Baumle of Hub International Barton Insurance.
Longtime chamber member The Morning Star was recognized with a 'President's Choice Award' for using the newspaper to showcase local and regional event events.
TELUS was also recognized with a 'President's Choice Award' for ‘providing volunteers and support for events such as Harvest Pumpkin Festival, Downtown Light UP, Countdown to Canada Day and other events’.
In addition to the awards, each recipient received a gift basket courtesy of Terroir Cheese, Askews Foods, Lavina Estate Wines and Chocoliro Finest Chocolate as well as the coveted ‘Jeeves’ donated by Your Dollar Store with More - Armstrong.
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