The Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards take place Saturday

Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce announces business aware nominees

The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award winners will be announced at a banquet on Saturday, Nov. 1.

The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce announced the candidates for the Revelstoke Business Awards on Friday.

The awards will be given out a banquet at the community centre on Saturday, Nov. 1. Tickets are available at the Visitor Information Centre.

Here is the list of candidates:

Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

Nominee has taken or overcome a risk to achieve success in their field. Shows exemplary initiatives in business. Demonstrates exceptional skills in providing the existing business to grow. The business must be less than two years old, or be an existing business that has developed a new product or service in the last two years.

Big Mountain Kitchen & Linen

Carrie’s Home Café

Chopsticks 11

Revelstoke Pool and Spa

The Taco Club Food Services

Wandering Wheels

Your Office & Art Centre

Yvette Pendergast Bette’s Underthings & Clothing

Business Person of the Year

This local businessperson is an excellent role model and is seen as a leader in the business community. Has a history of innovative ideas and business excellence. Nominee must be an active participant (owner/manager) in a for profit business.

Angus and Emma Fraser – Valhalla Pure

Cindy Pearce – Mountain Labyrinths Consulting

Fred Buruschi

James MacDonald – A&W Restaurant

Joel Asher – The Village Idiot, Big Eddy Pub, Chubby Funsters

Marissa Moore – Wildflower Wellness

Mark McKee – Revelstoke Mobility

Mike Gravelle – Skookum Cycle & Ski

Nicole Cherlet – Big Mountain Kitchen & Linen

Scott Duke – Revelstoke Property Services

Shelly Klassen – Main Street Cafe

Stephen  Hui – Pharmasave

Trevor English – Red Apple

Yvette Pendergast – Bette’s Underthings & Clothing

Business of the Year

Nominee has demonstrated all-round excellence through innovation, sustainable development, customer service, risk taking and community support.

Big Mountain Kitchen & Linen

Home Hardware

Jade Mountain Wellness & Acupuncture

Village Idiot Bar & Grill

Kawakubo Japanese Restaurant

Legends-N-Heroes Toy-N-Team Wear

McDonald’s Restaurant

Pharmasave

Reved Media and Design

Repose Massage Therapy and Day Spa

Revelstoke Credit Union

Revelstoke Credit Union Insurance

Revelstoke Flooring Centre

Skookum Cycle & Ski

Stoke FM

The CUBE Hotel & Hostel

Valhalla Pure Outfitters Revelstoke

Your Office & Art Centre

Employee of the Year

Nominee has demonstrated excellence and dedication to their employer, provided support to other employees and demonstrated excellent customer service skills.”

Anne McKenzie of McDonalds

Chelsea Groffen of Rona Building Center

Cory Beisel of Apex Rafting

Dan Sculnick of Revelstoke Mountain Resort

David Beruschi of VVI Construction Ltd

Doug Anderson of Home Hardware

Heather Bishop of the Revelstoke Visitor Centre

Illa Grier of The Modern Bakeshop & Café

Jamie Hobgood of The Last Drop

Joanne Pinette of Cooper’s Foods

Kevin Feng of Cooper’s Foods

Raighel Levesque – Style Trend Clothiers

Roberta Bobicki of Revelstoke Credit Union

Sheryl Hermanson of Home Hardware Revelstoke

Tammy Sutherland of Home Hardware

Tannis Kungl of Revelstoke Credit Union

Tanya Wolgram of Emo’s on First

Terry Robertson of RCUI Wealth Manager.

Theresa McGeragle – Flowt Bikes & Skis

Tracey McKinney of  Revelstoke Credit Union

Veronika Stevenson of Skytrek Adventure Park

Accommodations Excellence Award

Nominee has demonstrated and consistently delivered a top quality product and outstanding customer service.

Alpenrose Revelstoke Bed & Breakfast

Best Western Plus – Revelstoke

Bighorn

Coast Hillcrest Resort Hotel

Courthouse Inn Revelstoke

Glacier House Resort

Monashee Lodge Revelstoke

Revelstoke Snowed Inn Bed & Breakfast

Snowdrifters Guesthouse

Sutton Place Hotel

Swiss Chalet Motel

Food Service Excellence Award

Nominee exemplifies a commitment to excellence in the food service industry. This award is designed to recognize those facilities that take the initiative to go above and beyond in customer service, food preparation and execution.

Emo’s on First

Frisby Ridge Teriyaki

Kawakubo Japanese Restaurant

La Baguette

Mountain Meals

Paramjit’s Kitchen

The Modern Bakeshop & Café

The Rockford

The Taco Club Food Services

Village Idiot Bar & Grill

Zalas Steak & Pizza House

Tourism and Attractions Excellence Award

This category is open to attractions and cultural venues which contribute to the tourism experience and enhancement of the area. Attractions may be developed in conjunction with a natural attraction or on their own.

Apex Raft Company

BC Interior Forestry Museum

Glacier House Resort

Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Revelstoke Museum & Archives

Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre

Revelstoke Cycling Association

Sky Trek Adventure Park

Revelstoke Nickelodeon

Williamson Lake Campground

Retail and Service Excellence Award

Nominee has demonstrated excellence in quality, value, innovative marketing and customer service. This business is proactive in market trends, provides a variety of products, stands behind their products and services, demonstrates a good value for the price, and establishes good relationships with its customers.

Art First!

Bette’s Underthings & Clothing

Big Mountain Kitchen and Linens

Southside Grocery

Flowt Bikes and Skis

Free Spirit Sports & Leisure

Home Hardware

Kootenay Carshare Cooperative

Legends-N-Heroes Toy-N-Team Wear

Mountain Goodness Natural Foods

Retail Store at RMR

Rona Building Center

Skookum  Cycle & Ski

Style Trend Clothiers

Trukars Enterprises Inc.

Universal Footwear

Valhalla Pure

Your Office & Art Centre

Industrial & Manufacturing Excellence Award

Nominee must locally manufacture a quality product. Should benefit the economic base of Revelstoke, through the manufacturing of their product, and be a profitable and sustainable business.”

Alter Nation Sewing

Bob Dickson Carpentry

Downie Timber Ltd

John Todds Construction

Lortap Architectural Millwork

Mt Begbie Brewing Co.

Selkirk Specialty Woods Products Ltd

Stoke Roasted Coffee Co.

Take to Heart Contracting

Toppa Stone Services

Trapper Snowboards

Tsuga Timbercraft

Home-Based Business Excellence Award

Nominee has demonstrated excellence in product innovation. A home operated business that consistently shows excellence and quality in service and merchandising. Must be a licensed home based business.

Alter Nation Sewing

BA Sausage

Diva Den Day Spa

Cochrane Construction

Mogad Services

Mountain Labyrinth Consulting

Poppi’s Guesthouse

Revelstoke Pool and Spa

S. Carmichael Consulting

Sew What?

Squeaky Cheeks

Touch of Elegance

Touch of Light

Community Support Excellence Award

Nominee has demonstrated support of Revelstoke through volunteer involvement and has enhanced or assisted our community through direct contribution to the quality of life within it”

Alan Mason, Community Economic Development

Brett Renaud

Brent Strand

Brett and Scott Renaud

Catherine Bellerose

Joe Lammers

McDonald’s Restaurant

Revelstoke Credit Union

Rona Building Center

Steven Hui – Pharmasave

Tanya Secord – Touch of Elegance & Selkirk Saddle Club

Youth Employer Award

This award recognizes employers who are known to hire, mentor and create work experience opportunities for youth in our community.  Youth is defined as those 12-30 years of age.

Cooper’s Foods

MacDonald’s Restaurant

Revelstoke Child Care Society

Revelstoke Mountain Resort

The Modern Bakeshop & Café

Best New or Renovated Building Design

Recognizing Revelstoke’s building and development trade in design excellence.

City Furniture

Mica Heliskiing – Mica Lodge

Nu-Trend Construction – Downie

Peter Bernacki – Residence

RCU Insurance Services

Revelstoke Bottle Depot

Revelstoke Land and Development Company – Visitor Centre

Selkirk Saddle Club – Arena

The Cube Hotel & Hostel

Tree Construction

 

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