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2018 Award Finalists Announced

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Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 15:06

Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the finalists for the 2018 Business Excellence Awards presented by North Coal and Trucut Ltd. Sixty-three businesses completed the award applications that were reviewed by an independent judging panel of Chamber managers from across the province scored the applications resulting in 30 finalists.

And the finalists are:

SPIRIT OF FERNIE - Sponsored by Telus
 
  • Fernie Fresh Food Share
  • Fernie Search and Rescue
  • Wapiti
COMMUNITY TOURISM ACHIEVEMENT - Sponsored by Tourism Fernie
 
  • Fernie Lodging Company
  • Fernie Trails Alliance
  • Fernie Wilderness Adventures
OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE - Sponsored by Columbia Basin Trust
 
  • Barkside Pets
  • Big Bang Bagels
  • Cinch Homes
NEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - Sponsored by Fernie Alpine Resort
 
  • birr agency
  • Fernie Copperworks Inc.
  • Interior Envy
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - Sponsored by Community Futures East Kootenay
 
  • Chopstick Truck
  • Happy Cow Ice Cream
  • Rooftop Coffee Roasters
TEAM OF THE YEAR AWARD - Sponsored by EK Employment
 
  • Elk Valley Painting
  • Three Sisters Day Spa
  • White Ladder Painting
EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AWARD - Sponsored by College of the Rockies
 
  • Giv'er Shirtworks
  • Spa 901
  • The Guide's Hut
FERNIE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR - Sponsored by North Coal and TruCut
 
  • LWE
  • Lunchbox
  • Peacock Hospitality
People's Choice Award - Sponsored by Rockies Law
 
  • Denham GM
  • The Vogue Theatre
  • Wild Wolves Designs
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD - Sponsored by Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge
 
  • Fernie Brewing Company
  • Fernie Home Hardware
  • Super 8 Fernie

CHAMBER LEGACY AWARD  – Sponsored by Western Financial Group

Recipient announced at the event

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD  – Sponsored by City of Fernie

Recipient announced at the event

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD  – Sponsored by The Free Press

Recipient announced at the event

“It was an impressive list of award applications from a diverse cross-sector of local business” states Patty Vadnais, executive director of Fernie Chamber of Commerce. “We are looking forward to bringing the community together to celebrate.” Winners will be announced at the Awards Social on October 26th at the Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge. Tickets are available here.  or by calling the Chamber.

 

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