By Lyndsay Esson, Special to the Times Review
The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards took place last Saturday. The banquet event was sold out, with 300 dressed-for-the-occasion people showing up to the Community Centre for the event.
The awards were as follows.
Business Person of the Year: Joel Asher with the Village Idiot, Chubby Funsters and Big Eddy Pub: Accepting on behalf: Chuck Ferguson
Business Of Year: Big Mountain Kitchen and Linen: Nicole Cherlet
Community Support Excellence Award: Tanya Secord: Touch of Elegance and Selkirk Saddle Club
Home Based Business Excellence Award: B.A. Sausage
Entrepreneurial Excellence Award: Yvette Pendergast, Bette’s Underthings and Clothing
Best New Renovated Building: Selkirk Saddle Club Arena: Tanya Secord
Youth Employer Award: Cooper’s Foods
Retail Excellence Award: Skookum Cycle & Ski
Industrial Manufacturing and Excellence Award: Toppa Stone Services (not in attendance)
Accommodations Excellence Award: Courthouse Inn, not in attendance, (accepted by RMR).
Food Service Excellence Award: La Baguette (Banquet Caterer for Evening)
Tourism and Attraction Excellence Award: Revelstoke Mountain Resort
Employee of the Year: Tracey McKinney of Revelstoke Credit Union