Deadline looms for community, business awards

The nomination deadline for the annual Comox Valley community and business awards is this Friday.

The nomination deadline for the annual Comox Valley community and business awards is this Friday.

Award categories 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);

Presidents Merit Award (Sponsored by North Island College). This award is not open to nominations.

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.

To nominate, visit

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

— Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce

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