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2013 Port Alberni Chamber of Commerce Awards

The Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce Awards were held before a sold-out crowd on April 18.



The Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce Awards were held April 18. The sold out crowd at the Best Western Barclay enjoyed dinner, entertainment and the awards.

The evening opened with a short tribute and gifts to retiring executive director Mike Carter.

A new award, the Chamber Spirit Award was presented to former president and long-time volunteer Dwayne Parfitt.

 

Award winners:

 

Small Business

Steam Punk Cafe

 

Large Business

Home Hardware

 

Entrepreneur

Bob and Ann Collins

 

Customer Service

Dave Timmins

 

Volunteer

Melody Burton

 

Environmental

Hetherington Industries

 

Children and Family

West Coast SLAM

 

Youth

Denae Edgar

Ezra Tsai

Jordie Bodnar

 

New Construction

West Coast Medical Centre

 

Renovations

Tseshaht Market

 

Citizen of the Year

Dan Washington

 

Special Recognition

Ken Barlow

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