West Fraser, chamber’s 2013 business of the year

The Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce congratulates and announces the recipients of the 18th Annual Business Excellence Awards

  • Mar. 11, 2013 12:00 p.m.

It is with great pleasure that the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce congratulates and announces the recipients of the 18th Annual Business Excellence Awards held March 9 in Williams Lake.

The outstanding décor complimented the Fabulous Fifties theme.

It was a grand feast held in a transformed Elks hall catered by the Ramada and the feast set the stage for another highly successful awards evening.

Entertainer Rod Boss had everyone amazed with his magical skills and created an upbeat feeling which carried through to the impressive academy style awards held after.

Dale Taylor of the Wolf and the Rush, MC this year and accompanied by Charlene Harrison second vice-president and chair of the awards for the chamber were front and centre on stage to present all nine awards.

The tribute to volunteers from chamber president Jason Ryll included a huge thank you to those that took the time to nominate individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Nominations come from the public . We congratulate West Fraser and their employees who received the 2013 Business of the Year Award. This exciting award has been given out only a handful of times to a local business.

The recipients of the awards are Manufacturer Award, Gibraltar Mine; Newsmaker of the Year, Imperial Metals Corporation and Williams Lake Indian Band; Hugo Stahl Memorial Award, Ken Wilson; Food Services Award, Oliver Street Bar and Grill; Hospitality/Tourism Award, Elysia Resort; Greatest Improvement Award, Gustafson’s Dodge Chrysler Jeep; Community Booster Award, Williams Lake Cycling Club; Customer Service Award, Margetts Meats. Congratulations to you all!

The Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce is “The Voice of Business” in Williams Lake and District:  businesses working together towards economic and social well being to make our community a better place to live.

We promote and foster a work, stay and play at home atmosphere.

For more information contact Claudia Blair, executive director, Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce, 250-392-5025 or  visitors@telus.net or www.williamslakechamber.com


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