Kimberley Chamber unveils business awards finalists

The Awards Gala will be held at the Kimberley Conference & Athlete Training Centre on Saturday, October 24.

  • Oct. 22, 2015 4:00 p.m.

The Kimberley Business Excellence Award finalists have been announced. The Awards Gala will be held at the Kimberley Conference & Athlete Training Centre on Saturday, October 24.  Tickets are $40 and include a fantastic dinner with wine and dessert.  The Gala begins at 6 p.m.

This event offers great atmosphere to share the success the Kimberley business community, as well was a panel discussion with local businesses owners about marketing ideas and overcoming challenges.

• Home Business of the Year Award: Kara Clarke Designs, Harmony Hair, Moody Bee, Meadowsweet Wellness & Yoga.

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 Environmental Stewardship Excellence Award: Kimberley Centex, Tipi Mountain Native Plants, Root For Me, Kimberley Riverside Campground.

• Employee of the Year Award:  Natasha Norton, Sonya Nash, Sabrina Park, Melanie Kostiuk, and Jack Bolger.

• Youth Friendly Business Award: Burrito Grill, Grubstake Pizza, Spirit Rock, Snowdrift Café.

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Retail Business of the Year Award: Arrow & Axe, Kimberley Centex, Flowers Galore Gifts & More, Bavarian Home Hardware.

• Professional Services Excellence Award:  Toni Lepore Accounting, Creekside Physiotherapy, Gray’s Compound Pharmacy, Rockies LawCreative.

• Professional Excellence Award: Flowers Galore Gifts & More, Go Kimberley, Velvet & Ginger, Creative Type.

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Community Booster Award:  Green Door Catering, Jim Webster, Rotary Club, Kimberley Arts Council.

• Tradesperson-Contractor of the Year Award:  Meadowbrook Motors, Tyee Custom Homes, Stonewall Fire, LX Electric.

• Food & Beverage Industry Excellence Award:  Pedal & Tap, Hearbeet Vegetarian Bistro, Sullivan Pub, The Old Bauernhaus Restaurant.

• Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Bohemian Spirits, Rustic Hutch, Steam Donkey Coffee, Arrow & Axe.

• Tourism Excellence Award: Kimberley Underground Mining Railway Society, Kimberley Trails Society, Kimberley Riverside Campground, Kimberley Arts Council.

• Business of the Year Award: Kimberley Centex, Creekside Physiotherapy, Kimberley City Bakery, The Green Door.