And the Winner Is…
Smartax Business Services South presented the 19th Annual Bracebridge Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Achievement Awards on Wed. Nov. 14, 2012 at the Rotary Centre for Youth. Almost 100 people came out to celebrate excellence in our business community.
The following people and businesses received the most votes from Bracebridge Chamber members.
- Snap Fitness won the New Business of the Year Award sponsored by OfficeWorks.
- Nicole Lindner of Picnics—Gourmet to Go received the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from award sponsor RBC Royal Bank.
- Hammond Transportation Ltd. received the Business of the Year Award from award sponsor TD Canada Trust.
- Rocky Island Tire Co. Inc. received the Outstanding Retail Customer Service Award from award sponsor Muskoka Staffing Company.
Received the Home Based Business of the Year Award from award sponsor Scotiabank.
- James Street Place received the Service Provider of the Year Award from Award Sponsor Ruth Bell-Towns of BDO Canada LLP.
- Allison Dawes of Ecclestone Cycle & Swim won the Female Business Person of the Year Award sponsored by CIBC.
- David Friesen of Riverwalk Muskoka Fine Dining received the Male Business Person of the Year Award sponsored by Carolyn’s Comfort Homes.
- Rotary Club of Bracebridge received the Outstanding Contribution to Bracebridge Award from award sponsorBracebridge Chamber of Commerce.
Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners!
Back row: Chamber Vice President Paula Willford, Male Business Person of the Year David Friesen, Greg Hammond of Hammond Transportation (Business of the Year), Greg Smith and Jamie Vanderveer of Rocky Island Tire Company (Outstanding Retail Customer Service), Steve Meadley, President of Rotary Club of Bracebridge (Outstanding Contribution to Bracebridge).
Seated: Rosalind Taylor of James Street Place (Service Provider of the Year), Nicole Lindner of Picnics – Gourmet to Go (Young Entrepreneur of the Year), Dianna Stevenson, owner of OfficeWorks (Best Home Based Business) and Title Sponsor Susan Friedman of Smartax Business Services South.