Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce

13th Annual Business Excellence Awards

MEDIA RELEASE: May 13, 2017                                                                                  

Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Excellence Awards

Pembroke, ON – The Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Excellence Awards on Saturday May 13, 2017.  Title sponsor for the evening was EGM Insurance.

Presented with the Lifetime Business Achievement Award was Herb Shaw & Sons Ltd.  This company has been in business for 170 years and are an important business in the Upper Ottawa Valley.

The following businesses/persons were the recipients of the various awards:
Not-for-Profit/Community Organization Award: The Grind Coffee House
Creative Services Award: John Butler, John A. Butler Photography
Professional Services Award – Financial Planning/Advisory: The Sutherland Team
Community Ambassador Award: Jerry Novack, The Grind Coffee House
Entrepreneur Award: Dana Geib Nicholson, Epicure
Professional Services Award – Real Estate/Property Management: Willig Rainer, Broker Re/Max Pembroke Realty Ltd. Brokerage
Professional Services Award – Medical/Dental: Leilani Borne, Pearly Whites Mobile Dental Hygiene Services
Skilled Trades Employer Award: Phil Bennett, Bennett Electric
Hospitality/Tourism Excellence Award: The Holiday Inn Express Pembroke
Environmental/Agri Business Award: Hugli’s Blueberry Ranch
Professional Services Award – Legal/Accounting: Rod Sinclair, Dean Sinclair
Professional Services Award – Technical/Engineering: SRB Technologies Canada Inc.
Small Business of the Year Award: Discount Car & Truck Rentals Pembroke
Large Business of the Year Award: Whitewater Brewing Company

Congratulations to all the recipients along with the finalists in each category.  A big thank you to our sponsors for the evening.