Sooke Region Chamber of commerce celebrates business excellence

Chamber of commerce hosts annual Business Excellence Awards

Local businesses celebrated on Saturday at the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards gala at the Prestige Oceanfront Resort.

More than 160 people took part in the dinner event, which was emceed by chamber president Kerry Cavers and director Linda Ferguson.

“On behalf of the 2017 board of directors, thank you everyone for attending and continuing to support the Chamber and our business community. Together we can make Sooke prosperous for all” said Cavers.

The winners were:

Professional Services Excellence – RBC Royal Bank Canada, Sooke Branch

Retail and Services Excellence – West Coast Heeler Pack

Manufacturing and Industry Excellence – Saltwest Naturals Inc.

Dining and Hospitality Excellence – Little Vienna Bakery Café & Marketplace

Trades and Skilled Labour Excellence – Westcom Plumbing and Heating

Home-based Business Excellence – Fudge In A Round

Not-For-Profit Organization Excellence – Sooke Fine Arts Society

President’s Award of Recognition – chamber vice-president Stephen Grundy

Sustainability and Leadership Spark Award – 4-M Bobcat & Trucking

Community Spirit and Advocacy Spark Award – Sooke Harbourside Lions

New Business of the Year – 642 Wear

Business of the Year – The Stick in the Mud

People’s Choice (tied) – Stacey Scharff, Pemberton Holmes and Sooke 24-Hour Fitness.

 

 

Just Posted

Deep Cove man running 50 km every month through his 50th birthday year

Ultrarunner hopes Deep 50 Challenge will raise $5,000 for Help Fill A Dream

Local author wins gold medal for new book Fat Cats

Former parks warden’s series welcomes new addition to the canon

Oak Bay to host secondary suite open house on Thursday

Online secondary suite survey will run April 25 until May 10

Ancient microbes discovered off the Juan de Fuca Ridge potentially offers glimpse into alien life

The marine bacteria is dependent on hydrogen, a compound present almost everywhere

Volunteers needed for annual Mother’s Day walk

Breast Cancer Society of Canada hosts annual Mother’s Day event

Victoria church bells toll in solidarity with Notre Dame Cathedral after devastating fire

Churches around the globe ring bells to honour iconic Paris cathedral

RCMP confirm witnesses say body found at Kelowna’s Gyro Beach

Police tape is blocking part of the beach and several RCMP officers are on scene.

B.C. fire department rescues kittens

Enderby homeowner not aware kittens in wood pile near garbage pile fire that got out of hand

QUIZ: How much do you know about Easter?

Take this short quiz and put your knowledge to the test

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s lawyer show is turning into a horror movie

Court actions pile up over pipelines, car insurance, care aides

Global Affairs warns Canadians in Sri Lanka there could be more attacks

A series of bomb blasts killed at least 207 people and injured hundreds more

Waste not: Kootenay brewery leftovers feed the local food chain

Spent grains from the Trail Beer Refinery are donated to local farmers and growers, none go to waste

Deck collapses in Langley during celebration, 35 people injured

Emergency responders rushed to the Langley home

Most Read