2019 Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards

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

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The Healthy Kimberley Award presented to Creekside Physiotherapy Clinic, sponsored by Healthy Kimberley.

The Keystone award presented to Kimberley Centex Market sponsored by The Creme Cheese Shop. The Keystone award presented to Kimberley Centex Market sponsored by The Creme Cheese Shop.

The Rising Star Award presented to Randy and Krista Moody of Moody Bee, sponsored by BDO Canada.

Entrepreneur of the Year award presented to Jill Bentley-Loban of Fulfill, sponsored by 102.9 The Drive. Entrepreneur of the Year award presented to Jill Bentley-Loban of Fulfill, sponsored by 102.9 The Drive.

Home Business of the Year award presented to Joanna Sleik, K9 Rehab, sponsored by Exact Tax Kimberley.

Tourism Excellence Award presented to GO Kimberley, sponsored by Brandi O’Neil, Paper & Cup.

Youth Friendly Business Award presented to Spirit Rock Climbing Centre, sponsored by Creekside Physiotherapy Clinic.

Marketing and Media Business of the Year Award presented to GO Kimberley, sponsored by Big Magic Design.

Stan Salikin Community Impact Award presented to Dr. Ilona Hale & Marina Stropky of Healthy Kimberley, sponsored by the City of Kimberley.

Hospitality Excellence Award, presented to The Old Barenhaus, sponsored by Kimberley Alpine Resort/Resorts of the Canadian Rockies. (Rob Duncan of KAR is pictured accepting the award on behalf of the Old Barenhaus).

Trades Business of the Year Award presented to Sommer Electric. (Sponsor Ella Markan is pictured accepting the award on behalf of Sommer Electric)

Kimberley & District Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year award presented to Erin Thompson and Brian Sondergaard of Kimberley Kritters, sponsored by Sprout Health Market.

Employee of the Year Award presented to Deb Myson of Kimberley Medical Clinic, sponsored by Sunlife Financial.

Environmental Stewardship Excellence Award presented to Fulfill, sponsored by Telus.

Employer of the Year Award presented to Pedal and Tap, sponsored by Rocky Mountain Events.

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