The Kimberley Chamber of Commerce celebrated local entrepreneurs and community members at their Business Excellence Awards Gala this past Friday evening.
This year the gala was held at McKim School, with Steve Tersmette as the guest speaker. Tersmette presented an overview of his recent traverse across the Purcell range.
Following is a list of all award winners:
Home Business of the Year: Elizabeth Jorgensen Piano Instruction
Retail Business of the Year: Healing Hollow
Professional Services Excellence Award: North Star Veterinary Clinic
Youth Friendly Business Award: Spirit Rock Climbing Centre
Creative Professional Excellence Award: Go Kimberley Stan Salikin Community Booster Award: Emily Smith
Tradesperson – Contractor of the Year Award: Vermette Roofing
Food and Beverage Industry Award: Over Time Beer Works
Employee of the Year Award: George Wood (Home Hardware)
Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Nicole Maria Herman (Grow – Tea & Elixir Corner)
Environmental Stewardship Excellence Award: SWAG Hair Studio
Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Jill Bentley-Lobban (Kimberley Centex)
Tourism Excellence Award: Kimberley City Bakery Medieval Festival
Business of the Year Award: Fruition Wellness