WetaskiWins Chamber of Commerce business awards

The Wetaskiwin Chamber of Commerce “WetaskiWins!” business awards were presented at the gala evening...

Business of the Year

Business of the Year

The Wetaskiwin Chamber of Commerce “WetaskiWins!” business awards were presented at the gala evening Nov. 23 at the Best Western Wayside Inn. Business of the Year, presented by Scott Ranson, was earned by Parkland Fertilizers, represented by Pattie Ganske. Nominees included Imagen Graphix Inc., Seoul Japanese & Korean Cuisine and Wetaskiwin Animal Clinic.

The Customer Service of the Year award was presented by ATB’s Shannon Manuel, left, to Juanita Voth of the Reynolds-Alberta Museum. Also nominated were Badur Nangi, Shanti Wellness Centre and Staff, Pipestone Creek Pain & Health Centre Ltd.

The Non-Profit of the Year award was earned by the Wetaskiwin & District Heritage Museum, represented by Karen Aberle, right. Award was presented by Allan Halter. Also nominated were Wetaskiwin Medi Lend Society, Ladies Auxiliary (Royal Canadian Legion Branch 86) and Youth Unlimited – Wetaskiwin.

The New Business of the Year award was presented by Mayor Bill Elliot, left, to Bond Process Serving, represented by Hazen Evenson. Also nominated were EmbroideMe Canada – Wetaskiwin and Good Form Grooming.

The Employee of the Year award was earned by Deanna Beck, Encompass Credit Union. The award was presented by Dean Chapman. Also nominated were Della Will, Best Western Wayside Inn and Roxanne Tabler, CopyKats Copy & Print Centre.

The Employer of the Year award, presented by County of Wetaskiwin councilor Terry Vanderkraats, middle, was earned by Samson Management, represented by Bruce Cutknife, left, and Stephen Wagner, right. Also nominated were Dyck Insurance Wetaskiwin Ltd. and Fisher & Ludlow.

The Manufacturer/Industry of the Year award was earned by Fisher & Ludlow, represented by Jeff Harper, left. The award was presented by Shawn Merriman. Also nominated were A.C. Dandy Products Ltd. and Kustom Contracting Ltd.

The Tourism/Hospitality Business of the Year award was earned by Best Western Wayside Inn, represented by Kent Sjolin, left. The award was presented by Noel Rash. Also nominated were Castle Mediterranean and Smitty’s Family Restaurant.

The Volunteer of the Year award was earned by John Alimchandani, right, and presented by Wetaskiwin Chamber President Wayne Di Lallo. Also nominated was Tyler De Milliano.

 

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