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Nominations in for Chamber awards
That’s Amore is the theme for the Business Excellence Awards banquet coming up on Saturday, March 8, which celebrates excellence in business.
The event is hosted by the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce and sponsored this year by Community Futures Cariboo-Chilcotin.
Nominations closed Feb. 7 and were announced last week.
Nominations in the various categories are as follows:
Greatest Improvement, sponsored by PMT Chartered Accountants: About Face Photography; Johnston Meier Insurance Agency; The Laughing Loon Restaurant; Andre’s Electronics Experts; Pioneer Log Homes of British Columbia/PioneerFamily Land; Williams Lake Tribune and Weekend Advisor; Gibraltar Mines Ltd.;Signal Point Convention and Banquet Centre.
Food Services sponsored by RBC Royal Bank: Bean Counter Bistro and Coffee Bar; New World Coffee and Tea House; Yellow Umbrella and Thyme for Tea; Carmen’s Restaurant; Smashin’ Smoothies; DQ Grill and Chill; Taylor Made Cakes and Sweets.
Newsmaker sponsored by Williams Lake Tribune: Al Campsall; Phyllis Webstad; Parnell and Conley Pinette; Williams Lake Stampeders Hockey Club; Pioneer Log Homes of British Columbia.
Hospitality/Tourism Award sponsored by CIBC: All-Ways Travel; Harvest Fair, Tammy Tugnum; Art Walk 2013, Willie Dye; Williams Lake Stampede Association.
Community Booster sponsored by TD: Angelkeys Music Studio; Downtown Williams Lake BIA; Williams Lake Community Band; Betty and Ashley Turatus; M&M Meat Shops; Cariboo Regional District Library; Vista Radio.
Hugo Stahl Memorial Award sponsored by the City of Williams Lake; Dale Taylor; Jason Ryll; Walt Cobb.
Manufacturer sponsored by Business Development Bank of Canada: Gibraltar Mines Ltd; Pioneer Log Homes of British; Leading Edge Forest Products; Tolko Industries Ltd.; Pinnacle Pellet Inc.; West Fraser Timber.
Manufacturer sponsored by Business Development Bank of Canada: Gibraltar Mines Ltd.; Pioneer Log Homes of British Columbia; Leading Edge Forest Products; Tolko Industries Ltd.; Pinnacle Pellet Inc.; West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Customer Service sponsored by Excelsior Jewellers Ltd.: Adorn and Beauty Naturally; Best Buy Propane Ltd.; Cariboo Regional District Library; First Choice Haircutters; Stampede Glass; Windsor Plywood; Allcraft Kitchen En-Counters; BFF Best Friends Fashion; City of Williams Lake; Lynn Ball; Tickled Pink Beauty Bar; All-Ways Travel; Canwest Propane; City Vacuum; M&M Meat Shops; Total Ice Training Centre; Bean Counter Bistro and Coffee Bar; Cariboo Eye Care Clinic; Excelsior Jewellers Ltd.; South Broadway Liquor Store; Western Financial Group.