Chamber award nominations open until Nov. 22

The Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual awards have been celebrating local businesses and individuals since 1974.

The Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual awards have been celebrating local businesses and individuals since 1974 — almost 30 years.

This success of this local awards program is largely due to the incredible support from the local community and from sponsors.

The Chamber is now calling on the local community to get involved with nominations again this year. You do not have to be a Chamber member to nominate someone in our community for an award.

Award nominations have been streamlined this year and can be completed and submitted online.

The 2013 Award Categories and sponsors are:
Agricultural Business of the Year – Sponsored by MNP LLP;
Business of the Year Award – Sponsored by Thrifty Foods;
Citizen of the Year – Sponsored by Canadian Tire;
Customer Service Award – Sponsored by Speedy Glass;
New Business of the Year – Sponsored by Presley & Partners;
Heritage Recognition Award – Sponsored by Vancouver Island InsuranceCentres;
Professional Merit Award – Sponsored by First Insurance;
Small Business of the Year Award – Sponsored by Glacierview Financial;
Young Entrepreneur Award – Sponsored by Wedler Engineering;
Youth Leadership Award – Sponsored by Manatee Holdings;

President’s Merit Award – Sponsored by North Island College. This award is not open to nominations.

Nomination forms and award criteria can be found at www.comoxvalleychamber.com.

Nominations are open now through Nov. 22. Don’t miss out, get involved and nominate a business or individual you know who does exceptional work in our community today.

Please note, final award recipients are not chosen based on the number of nominations they receive but rather on the quality of the submission. Self-nominations are not permitted.

Tickets will be available in December for the annual Awards Gala on Jan. 25. The gala will feature a four-course gourmet dinner and an Academy Awards-style video presentation of final nominees and award recipients.

— Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce

Just Posted

Potlatch 67-67:

This is the third part of a three-part June series looking at… Continue reading

Comox Valley Schools to see trustee shakeup next fall

Four of seven trustees have stated they will not run for re-election in October

Remains of two people found in Ucluelet

Officials have not said whether or not the remains belong to Ryan Daley or Dan Archbald

Merville water bottling proposal heading to public hearing

A contentious business proposal in Merville will be going to a public… Continue reading

B.C. turns up the heat

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for most the province due to high temperatures

Canada won’t ‘play politics’ on U.S. migrant children policy

The U.S. government is under fire over its ”zero tolerance” policy

Late goal gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

At the last World Cup in 2014, England couldn’t even win a game

Canadian military police officer pleads not guilty to sex assault

Sgt. Kevin MacIntyre, 48, entered his plea today at a court martial proceeding in Halifax

North Island College gets $328,000 for forestry education funding

Announcement in Campbell River part of $1 million around B.C.

Cheers erupt as Federal Court judge approves historic gay purge settlement

Gay military veterans said they were interrogated, harassed and spied on because of their sexuality

Helping B.C.’s helpers cope

The MRT has helped almost 7,000 first responders and street workers in 57 communities in B.C.

Border officials argue B.C. man’s Facebook posts threat to Canada’s security

A B.C. Supreme Court judge acquitted Othman Hamdan of terrorism charges last September

Reena Virk’s mother has died

Both of Virk’s parents became activists against bullying in wake of daughter’s death

Search for capsized fishers near Tofino enters fourth day

“There’s a lot of shock in the community in terms of how we could end up at this place.”

Most Read