Award winners from the Chamber of Commerce’s Community Excellence Awards pose for a photo outside the Civic Centre.

Golden businesses go home winners

The Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual awards gala over the weekend.

The annual Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce Awards is done for another year. The Golden Civic Centre was filled with guests there to celebrate excellence in our business and social community.

There was a long list of winners taking home hardware for everything from business of the year, to trade excellence, and volunteerism. The winners were:

2014 Peter Bowle Evans Award: The Golden Cycling Club

Community Recognition Award: Lori Roseberry

Business of the Year: Mountain Motorsports

Employee of the Year: Cam Dawes – Golden IGA

Employer of the Year: Town of Golden – Swimming Pool

New Business Award: Minoldo Beauty Bar

Culinary Award: Eleven 22 Grill & Liquids

Trade Excellence Award: Parky’s Heating & Cooling

Professional Services Award: Karen Janicek – RMT

Business Beautification Award: Jita’s Cafe/Bizarre Entertainment

Home Based Business Award: Jeanette Jackson – Scentsy

Mayor’s Award of Excellence: Rotary Club of Golden

KHCCC Director’s Choice Award: HMC Services Inc.

Great Place to Stay Award: Mount 7 Lodges

Great Adventure Award: Columbia Wetlands Adventure

Golden Nuggets were also handed out to individuals and businesses who excelled in other areas: Kat Hadford Photography (Best Professional Photographer), Janet Ingram – Overwaitea (Most Friendly Cashier or Sales Person), Cari Wilson – Vivid Studio (Best Hairdresser), Rockwater Rooftop Patio (Best Patio), Whitetooth Bistro (Best Hanging Basket), The Wolf’s Den (Best Business for Team Sponsorship), The Wolf’s Den (Best Burger Served), Moonriver Gift Gallery (Best Indoor or Window Display), Plain Wayne & Jane (Best Kept Storefront), The Golden Taps (Best Pint Served), Bean Bag Coffee Roasters (Best Coffee Served), The Big Bend Cafe (Best Breakfast Served).

 

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