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Posted: October 30, 2019

Fernie Business Excellence Awards presented

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce held the annual Fernie Business Excellence Awards this past Friday, October 25, at the Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge.

It was a hugely successful sold-out event with over 150 people in attendance representing all sectors of the Fernie business community.

Please see a list of the award winners below.

2019 Citizen of the Year Award (sponsored by the City of Fernie) – Martin Brock (pictured above).

2019 Volunteer of the Year Award – Lynn Henderson

2019 Volunteer of the Year Award (sponsored by The Free Press) – Lynn Henderson.

2019 Spirit of Fernie Award (sponsored by Telus) – Fernie Seniors Society

2019 Community Tourism Achievement Award (sponsored by Tourism Fernie)-  Snow Valley Lodging

2019 Outstanding Customer Service Award (sponsored by Columbia Basin Trust) – Gearhub

2019 New Business of the Year Award (sponsored by Fernie Alpine Resort Summit Fund) – Stocked Co

2019 Entrepreneur of the Year Award (sponsored by Community Futures East Kootenay) – Fernie Distillers

2019 Team of the Year Award (sponsored by TD Bank) – McGiver Woodworks

2019 Employer of the Year Award (sponsored by College of the Rockies) – Western Financial Group

2019 Spirit of Fernie Award – Fernie Seniors Society

2019 Fernie Business of the Year Award (sponsored by North Coal) – Coal Town Goods

2019 People’s Choice Award (sponsored by Rockies Law Corporation) –  Bridge Bistro

2019 Chamber Legacy Award (sponsored by Fernie Distillers) – Walter Ingram – Fernie Home Hardware

2019 Community Leadership Award (sponsored by Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge) – Island Lake Lodge.

The Fernie Chamber would like to thank our sponsors: North Coal, Teck, Western Financial Group, Super 8 Fernie, East Kootenay Community Credit Union, Fernie Brewing Company, Green Petal and Claris Media, as well as the awards sponsors.

Lead image: Congratulations to the winner of the 2019 Citizen of the Year award – Martin Brock, pictured with City of Fernie Mayor Ange Qualliza and Coun. Troy Nixon. Fernie Chamber of Commerce photos

Fernie Chamber of Commerce


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