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Bobcaygeon Awards of Excellence handed out

The Bobcaygeon and Area Chamber of Commerce honoured the best of the best for local volunteers, businesses and community organizations last night.

Aaron Shaw was named Bobcaygeon’s Citizen of the year and also took home the Tourism Achievement Award and the Business Achievement Award. Shaw is the owner of Crazy Monkey Tree Removal and he worked hard to bring the simulcast of The Tragically Hip concert to Bobcaygeon in 2016. His wife Emm posted pictures on Facebook and congratulated her husband saying “I am proud wife of Aaron Shaw and his @crazymonkeytreeservice , Thank you for love and supports!”

The event was held at the Lakeview Arts Barn on Saturday.

Other winners include Jody Taylor for Employee Achievement Award, EggSmart won in  the New Business Achievement Category, Avian Woods Bed and Breakfast won the Hospitality Award, Impact 32 won the Not for profit award and Kelly Burrows won the Creative Arts Award. Emily Wilson of the City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team won the Outstanding Service Award.

Photo Courtesy:Mike Perry

Emily Wilson with Mike Perry accepting her award.

Congrats to all the winners!!

 

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Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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