And the nominees for excellence are…

Hundreds of votes poured in for Agassiz Harrison Business Excellence Awards

 

Hundreds of votes poured in for the Agassiz Harrison Business Excellence Awards over the last few weeks, all in an effort to recognize those who have gone a step beyond.

The nominees range from those who have excelled at their jobs, or given above and beyond to their community. They are unsung heroes and everyday saints, exceptional employers and devoted employees.

And on Feb. 28, one winner from each of the 12 categories will be honoured in a special ceremony at Harrison Hot Springs Resort and Spa. The nominees are listed below, in no particular order.

 

Excellence in Agriculture

Agassiz Produce

Farm House Natural Cheeses

Limbert Mountain Farm

The Back Porch

UBC Dairy Education & Research Centre

 

Non – Profit of the Year

Agassiz Harrison Community Services

Harrison Festival of the Arts

Kilby Historic Site

Agassiz Thrift Store

Aquanauts

Olive Branch Dinners

Kent-Harrison Search & Rescue

Agassiz Harrison Historical Society

Agassiz Centre for Education

Agassiz Harrison Lions Club

 

Green Excellence Award

BC Sportfishing Group

Agassiz Bottle Depot

Circle Farm Tour

Limbert Mountain Farm

DOK Gardeners

 

Excellence in Tourism

Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa

Kilby Historic Site

Agassiz Harrison Museum

Harrison Waterpark

Fraser River Lodge

Tourism Harrison

 

Excellence in Culinary

Fraser River Lodge

Village Pizzeria

Horn of Plenty

Silvano’s

Chuck & Kitty’s Country Cafe

Kitami Restaurant

Heritage Coffee House

Black Forest Restaurant

Muddy Waters Cafe

River’s Edge Restaurant

Wild Cat Grill

Dragon’s Fried Rice House

Hungry Chef Eatery

Oasis Coffee & Bistro

 

Excellence in Service – Business

Agassiz Remedy’s RX

OK Tire

A&R Wine Cellar

Pioneer Motors

MovieSource/Winks

Allenby’s Farm Store

Agassiz Produce

Agassiz Deli

Holly Tree Florist & Gifts

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Agassiz Family Chiropractic

Agassiz Liquor Store

Modern Tire & Towing

Agassiz Dog Grooming

Soft Touch Paws

Hub Barton Insurance

Shannon Babcock

Body Balance Wellness Clinic

MatSel Hair Studio

Oasis Coffee & Bistro

 

New Business of the Year

Town Centre Optical

Laughing Goat Restaurant

Magpie’s Bakery

Harrison Liquor Store

Layback Lounge

Agassiz All Storage

Hungry Chef Eatery

Matsel Hair Studio

Agassiz Remedy’s RX

Soft Touch Paws

 

Chamber’s Choice Award

Modern Tire & Towing

Len Davidiuk Tax Services

Subway

Prospera

Muddy Waters Cafe

Agassiz Harrison Museum & Visitor Info

 

Employer of the Year

Sandy Lance, Holly Tree Florist & Gifts

Michelle Mailhot, Subway

Jackie Greene, Agassiz Produce

Leyen Holdings

Brenda & Fred Major, Modern Tire & Towing

Shelley & Pete Hyma, OK Tire

 

Employee of the Year

Heidi Trautmann

Judy Pickard

Megan – A&W

Terrill – Agassiz Library

Richard – Jack’s Restaurant

Agassiz Post Office Girls

Chantilly Gelato & Ice Cream

Dr. Laura – Kent Veterinary Clinic

Anna – Horn of Plenty

 

Excellence in Retail

Town Centre Optical

Shopper’s Drug Mart

Silver Leaf Gifts & More

Agassiz Dollar Store

Body Balance Wellness Clinic

Harrison Hairstyling

Mariu – Italian Deli

Agassiz Remedy’s RX

Holly Tree Florist & Gifts

 

People’s Choice Award

Agassiz Remedy’s RX

Old Settler Pub

Silver Leaf Gifts & More

Mariu – Italian Deli

The Copper Room

Agassiz Library

Chantilly Gelato & Ice Cream

Kent Veterinary Clinic

Todd’s Signs

MatSel Hair Studio

Holly Tree Florist & Gifts

Soft Touch Paws

Modern Tire & Towing

Jack’s Restaurant

Heritage Coffee House

Agassiz Thrift Store

 

Good luck to all nominees.

 

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