Wetaskiwin Celebrates it’s Business Community

 It was one big celebration at the 2011 Annual Wetaskiwin Chamber of Commerce Business Awards night at the Memorial Arts Centre on Thursday, October 20.  A sold out event, community members gathered to celebrate the year's accomplishments of Wetaskiwin businesses with great food, fun and music.
 Dignitaries in attendance included City of Wetaskiwin Aldermen Joe Branco, Glen Ruecker, and Barry Hawkes, County of Wetaskiwin Reeve Gary Dearing and Councillor Terry  Van de Kraats.  Jennifer Schmidt entertained the crowd with with the soft sounds of the ivory keyboard, the Rosebrier 4H directed the coat check, and Dennis Pedersen Town Florist donated centrepieces for each table.  Best Western Wayside Inn catered a fabulous meal of chicken, roast beef, salads, desserts and many other palate pleasers.

Finalists and Winners in each category are as follows:

Small Business of the Year:
•  Duncan Plumbing
•  Family Pharmacy
•  Through the Woof - Winner

Medium Business of the Year:
•  Irv's Westside Auto
•  Wetaskiw
in Veterinary Hospital
•  Pipestone Food Company - Winner

Large Business of the Year:
•  Canadian Tire
•  Tim Hortons
•  Wetaskiwin Co-op Assoc. - Winner

Service Organization of the Year:
•  Horizon's
•  Lions Club
•  Wetaskiwin Heritage Museum - Winner

Customer Service:
•  Kirt Bennett (Canadian Tire)
•  Ralcomm
•  Judy Mullin (Value Drug Mart) - Winner

Employer of the Year:
•  Brian and Donna Paul (Tim Hortons)
•  Colleen Brittain (Value Drug Mart)
•  James Woitt (Alberta Box Company) - Winner

Chamber Business of the Year:
•  Best Western Wayside Inn
•  Mickey's Flowers
•  MacEachern Teahouse - Winner

President's Award:
•  Brady Weiler (Pipestone Food Company)
•  Moyra Kennedy (Alberta Business and Industry Liason) - Winner

Jedi Award:
•  Kimto Manufacturing

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