The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce has announced the nominees for its 2013 Business Excellence Awards.
Each of these businesses and individuals has demonstrated excellence in business and a passion for the community, according to a press release from the chamber, which will honour them at a lunch at the Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club on Oct. 30. The nominees are:
Business leader of the year Anita Wilson, Coast Therapy Kelly Hobbis, Cap's Westwood Cycle Nic Girgulis, Boulevard Casino Wim Vander Zalm, Art Knapp Plantland
Small business of the year ABC Printing Unlimited Centre Alliance Printing Butter Media Inc. Coast Therapy Express Employment Professionals Maureen Seguin, Realtor Rocky Point Crossfit SNAP Coquitlam The Runner's Den Business of the year (10 to 50 employees) Cap's Westwood Cycle Comensoli Foods Healing Cedar Wellness
Home Instead Senior Care Mardon Insurance Brokers (Coquitlam) Port Moody Auto & Air Troico Home Solutions Business of the year (50 plus employees)
Metro Motors Rhema Health Products Vancity (Tri-Cities branches)Wesgar Inc.
Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club Not-for-profit of the year
Austin Heights BIA Crossroads Hospice Society Pocomo Youth Services Port Coquitlam BIA Tri-City Transitions Community spirit award Coquitlam Express Junior A Hockey Dean Washington, RPM Media Inc.
Greg Garrison, Mardon Insurance Brokers Jordan Birch, Get Out of Doors Coaching Mark Pettie, Pettie Insurance & Financial Services Sandy & Cathy Burpee,
Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group Susan Jarema, New Earth Marketing Finalists will be announced by the end of 2013. Winners will be awarded at the chamber's annual gala at the Red Robinson Show Theatre on Feb. 1, 2014.
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