2016 Business Excellence Awards

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The Trail & District Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate all of the nominated businesses and business leaders that were honored at our Business Excellence Awards on Saturday, October 1st. The event would not have been possible without the generosity of our sponsors, and we would like to thank everyone for the amazing support.

Winners:

*Secret Award Revealed*
1. Business of the Year- Sponsored by Imagine Kootenay

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Alicia Gray- Bombshack

 

2. Business Person of the Year – Sponsored by FortisBC

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  • Gina Ironmonger – Keystone Appraisals
  • Ingrid Hope – Hall Printing
  • Janet Fraser – Out of the Cellar
  • Lizette Tucker – Trail Integral Therapeutics
  • Tersia De Jager – Columbia Gardens Vineyard & Winery

 

3. Employer of the Year – Sponsored by Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation

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  • Selkirk Security Services
  • Cedar Avenue Salon & Esthetiques
  • Mountain Nugget Chocolate Company
  • Selkirk College (Trail Campus)
  • Thoughtexchange

 

4. Emerging Entrepreneur Award – Sponsored by Community Futures of Greater Trail

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  • David Abenante – Elite Physiotherapy
  • Alicia Gray – Bombshack Apparel
  • Carol Costa – A Brand New Me Lifestyle Transformation
  • Dale Detzler – Detzler Chiropractic
  • Trinda Bowman – Curiosity Clothing  

 

5. Excellence Under 40 Award – Sponsored by Maglio Building Centre

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  • Mary & Roger Austin – Austin Engineering
  • Alicia Gray – Bombshack
  • Andrea Ryman – Endless Adventure
  • David Abenante – Elite Physiotherapy
  • Nadine Tremblay – Charles Bailey Theatre

 

6. Tourism Award – Sponsored by Trail & District Chamber of Commerce

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  • Columbia Gardens Vineyard & Winery
  • Endless Adventure
  • Kokanee Mountain Zipline
  • Kootenay Mountain Bike Coaching
  • Rossland Beer Company

 

7. Go Green Award – Sponsored by Canadian Tire

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  • Hall Printing
  • Gaia Janitorial
  • incrEDIBLE trail
  • Luca Hair Studio
  • Revival Boutique

 

8. Community Impact Award – Sponsored by Keystone Appraisals

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  • incrEDIBLE trail
  • Ferraro Foods
  • Rossland Beer Company
  • Rossland Mountain Market Society
  • USW Local 480  

 

9. Customer Service Award – Sponsored by Hall Printing

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  • Warfield Fas Gas Plus
  • Alpine Grind
  • Canadian 2 for 1 Pizza
  • Gerick Sports
  • Shoppers Drug Mart

 

10. Professional Service Award – Sponsored by AM Ford

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  • Fair Realty: Your Local HomeTeam
  • Roots Carpentry
  • Selkirk Security Services
  • Trail Integral Therapeutics
  • West Kootenay Animal Hospital

 

11. Retail Award – Sponsored by Selkirk Security Services

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  • Valley Firearms
  • ComfortWalk Shoes & Orthotics Solution
  • Curiosity Clothing
  • Leather and Steel
  • Out of the Cellar

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Additional Sponsors:

Ferraro Foods
Pacific Coastal
Mountain Nugget Chocolate Company

Silent Auction Sponsors:

Canadian Tire
Uncorked Okanagan Wine Tours
Sunshine Houseboats & Marina

Endless Adventure, Valley Firearms, Style Mavens Hair Studio, Home Hardware, A Brand New Me Lifestyle Transformation, Accent Inns, Prestige Mountain Resort Rossland

 Red Mountain Resort, Rossland Beer Company, Golf Osoyoos, The Bailey Theatre, Revival Boutique, Okanagan Symphony Society, L’Bear’s Health Foods, Kokanee Mountain Zipline, Rock Island Tape Centre, Columbia Gardens Vineyard & Winery, Gaia Janitorial Services, Country Roads, Comfort Walk Shoes & Orthotics Solution

Luca Hair Studio, Warfield Fas Gas Plus, Alpine Grind, Colander, Foxy’s Fine Food & Drinks, Arlington, Gabriella’s, Leather & Steel, Detzler Chiropractic, Bombshack Apparel, Shoppers Drug Mart, The Source. Out of the Cellar, Tails Pet Supplies, Barks & Recreation, Kootenay Spice

 

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Chamber Staff
From left: Addison Oberg (Photographer & summer student), Jenny Nicoll (Events Coordinator), Shannon McIlmoyle (Visitor Centre Manager), Audry Durham (Executive Director), Lindy Barta (Membership Manager)

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