Alberni chamber excellence award finalists announced

Winners will be declared April 25 an an awards gala at the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel.

The Alberni Valley Chamber of Commerce has released the list of finalists for its annual Community Excellence Awards.

Finalists are:

Citizen of the Year — Nancy Wilmot and Ryan Dvorak

Chamber of Commerce Award — Pat Deakin, Bob Kanngeisser

Business Excellence — Browns General Excavation, Little Bavaria, Gayle’s Fashions, Valley Vision, Van Isle Ford/ Pacific Chevrolet

Tourism and Hospitality — Lady Rose Marine Services, McLean Mill National Historic Site, Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel

Rising Star Award — The Medicine Shoppe, Blue Fish Gallery, Jiffy Lube

Special Recognition Award — Boutique Belles Amies, Hertel Meats, Jowsey’s Furniture

Image Enhancement Award — Aaron Vissia Financial, Blue Fish Gallery, Sproat Lake Landing

Social Media Award — Funk Trunk Clothing Co., Finishing Touches, Serious Coffee

Volunteer of the Year — Marilyn Gibson, Carol Cutforth, Gareth Flostrand

Green Award — Alberni Charters, Naesgaard’s Farm and Market, The Salvation Army

Youth of the Year Award — Nathaniel Wynans, Rhylie Lee, Rachele VanZoren

Customer Service Award — Gord Groves, Quality Foods, Boutique Belles Amies staff, Dani Hovind, Tim Hortons.

Winners will be announced at an awards dinner next Friday, April 25 at the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel.

editor@albernivalleynews.com

 

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