The Kimberley and District Chamber of Commerce held their annual Business Excellence Awards ceremony on Friday, October 4, 2019, where 16 awards were given out in different categories.
The awards acknowledge businesses in Kimberley that were nominated for showing excellence in the community. Each category had four finalists and one final winner.
The awards are as follows, congratulations to all of the winners.
Employer of the Year – Pedal & Tap
Environmental Stewardship Excellence Awards – Fullfill
Employee of the Year – Deb Myson, Kimberley Medical Clinic
Hospitality Excellence Award – The Old Bauernhaus
Trades Business of the Year – Sommer Electric
Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year – Erin Thompson & Brian Sondergaard, Kimberley Kritters
Stan Salikin Community Impact Award – Dr. Ilona Hale & Marina Stropky, Healthy Kimberley
Youth Friendly Business Award – Spirit Rock Climbing Centre
Business of the Year – Bavarian Home Hardware
Marketing and Media Business of the Year – GO Kimberley
Tourism Excellence Award – GO Kimberley
Entrepreneur of the Year – Jill Bentley-Lobban, Fullfill
Home Business of the Year – Joanna Sleik, K9 Rehab
The Keystone Award – Kimberley Centex Market
The Rising Star Award – Krista & Randy Moody, Moody Bee
The Healthy Kimberley Award – Creekside Physiotherapy
Photos by Corey Bullock