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Business Awards of Excellence handed out over the weekend

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Lindsay + District Chamber of Commerce has announced the Evening of Excellence award winners recognizing those who go above and beyond to provide innovative products or services, develop exceptional new practices and improve the community for all.

President of the Lindsay + District Chamber of Commerce, Bob Armstrong, congratulated all the recipients and nominees at the ceremony held at Lakeview Arts Barn on Friday. “What a terrific and exciting evening celebrating our local businesses hard work, entrepreneurship, and success strengthening the life of our community.” Armstrong stated.

Throughout the awards presentation portion of the evening, the winners awarded Excellence Awards were:

Marketing Excellence Award: Kawartha Care Wellness Centre

Health & Wellness Excellence Award: Integrated Care Pharmacy,

Youth Excellence Award: BTW Electronic Parts,

Innovation Excellence Award: PKA SoftTouch Inc.,

Customer Service Excellence Award: Fresh FueLL,

Design Excellence Award: Horizons Family Dentistry,

Employer of the Year Award: Wards Lawyers,

New Business of The Year Award: The Lindsay Advocate,

Not-for-profit Excellence Award: Soroptimist International of Kawartha Lakes.

The highest honours went to Don Brown, and Claus Reuter, who were named Business Leader of the Year and Citizen of the Year, respectively.

Comedian Denis Grignon acted as master of ceremonies for the night.

For the 2020 Evening of Excellence the Lindsay & District Chamber of Commerce will open nominations immediately and accept them until February 28th, 2020. “We feel this will give us more time to encourage people to nominate the fantastic businesses in our community,” says Lindsay + District Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Colleen Collins, “With an 8 month window it is our hope that we can recognize deserving businesses that normally would not be brought forward.”

If you know of any businesses, not-for-profit organizations or individuals who represent exemplary customer service, show great leadership or who are doing wonderful things in our community please don’t hesitate to contact the Lindsay + District Chamber of Commerce at 705-324-2392 or visit lindsaychamber.com to nominate.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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