Business Excellence Awards Finalists


December 20, 2017 at 8:23 am - Home, Local Chilliwack News
By MyChilliwackNews Editor

Chilliwack, December 19, 2017 – The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce will host the 23rd annual Business Excellence Awards on January 20, 2018 at Chilliwack Heritage Park. The finalists in the 16 categories for the Business Excellence Awards were announced during the December 19th Chamber Connections. They are:

Professional Service Award sponsored by Scotiabank Chilliwack:
Serenity Chiropractic
Desiree Walde- Restorative Health
Dr. Brooks- Willow Dental
Lucy Arruda- Investor’s Group

Employee of the Year:
Justin Mallard – Murray Honda
Chantelle Gordon – Glamour Secrets
Carter Bogaerts – Certified AutoSound
Alison Parvin – Select Real Estate
Shelley Khran – Englewood Courtyard
Gayle Brunt – LLT
Heather Cullen – Johnston Meir Insurance
Katherine Pomroy – Intuitive Rehab
Rhonda Dyck – Chances Chilliwack
Spencer Lockert – Ascend Fitness

Agricultural Producer sponsored by UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence:
Klaassen Farms
Triwest Farms
The Chilliwack Fair
The Local Harvest

Development Excellence Award sponsored by Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board:
Malloway Village – Canadian Retirement Developments
Brixton Station – Algra Brothers
Elysian Village

Inclusive Employer Award sponsored by Chilliwack Society for Community Living:
Chilliwack Community Services
A Bridge to Better Living
Decades Coffee
Chilliwack Crime Prevention Services
Save On Foods- Downtown

Retail Excellence Award sponsored by BDC Business Development Bank of Canada:
The Button Box
Garrison Running Co
Goods in the Hood
Produce Gone Wild
Prospera Credit Union
Refinery House
Studio B Yoga
The Town Butcher
Sugar’d Chilliwack
Bella Clothing Boutique
Glamour Secrets
Fraser Valley Real Deals on Home Decor
The Natural Solution

Sustainability Award sponsored by The City of Chilliwack:
The Natural Solution
Studio B Yoga
Smits and Co
The Local Harvest

Manufacturing Award sponsored by TD Canada Trust:
The Plane and Nail Co
Old Yale Brewing
The Natural Solution

Recreation, Leisure & Hospitality Award sponsored by MNP:
The Cultus Lake Waterpark
The Cultus Lake Golf Club
The Chilliwack Chiefs
Fantasy Farms
Hampton Inn by Hilton Chilliwack
The Chilliwack Fair
Great Blue Heron Reserve

Not-For-Profit/Service Award sponsored by Chances Chilliwack:
Ann Davis Transition Society
Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society
Chilliwack Restorative Justice
Chilliwack Hospice Society- thrift store
MT Cheam Lions Club
A Bridge to Better Living
Meadow Rose Society
Live to Lead- PCRS
Chilliwack Learning Society

Dining Excellence Award sponsored by Odlum Brown:
Curly Kale Eatery
Brown’s Socialhouse
Corner Nook Café
The Well @ Chances Chilliwack
Lakeside Beach Club

Young Entrepreneur Award sponsored by Murray Honda:
The Lakeside Beach Club
Vedder Mountain Bike Company
Mary Victoria Johnson
Ryan Lichfield, Man’s World
Joel Martin, Martin Automotive

New Business of the Year Award sponsored by KMPG:
A Bridge to Better Living
Browns Socialhouse Eagle Landing
CoWork Chilliwack
Garrison Running Co
The Clean Plate Catering
Glamour Secrets
Lakeside Beachclub
The Spin Room
Two Tough Meatballs

Aboriginal Business of the Year Award sponsored by Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribe Management:
Nations Creations
Serenity Chiropractic
K and L Contracting
AJ Towing

Business of the Year Award sponsored by Baker Newby LLP:
Chances Chilliwack
Murray Honda Chilliwack
The Bookman
Serenity Chiropractic
Ironside Design Manufacturing
Master Painting and Renovations
Gerry Enns Contracting
The Natural Solution
Odlum Brown
Sugar’d Chilliwack

The highlight of the event was the announcement of the recipient of the Stan Rogers Legacy Award sponsored by Legacy Pacific Group of Companies. The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce and the independent panel of judges is pleased to present the Stan Rogers Legacy Award to Mr. Gerry Enns.

This is what the judges have to say about Mr. Enns:

“As a lifelong volunteer, Mr. Gerry Enns is able to bring his talents and the talents of others together to achieve the common goal within the community. The recipient of the 2017 Stan Rogers Legacy Award clearly has a lifelong love of the Chilliwack community and continuously works towards the common goal of bringing success and a sense of price to everything he does.”

The 23rd annual Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards will take place at Chilliwack Heritage Park on Saturday, January 20th 2018. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased from the Chamber of Commerce office by calling (604) 793-4323 or by visiting the Chamber of Commerce website at The theme for this years’ Business Excellence Awards is “Chilliwack’s Biggest Night – A Red Carpet Affair”. The Event will feature a wine tasting reception, live music and entertainment, along with the awarding of the 18 Business Excellence awards to the worthy recipients. The 22nd Annual Business Excellence Awards sold out and left nearly 100 individuals without a ticket, so Call the Chamber of Commerce office and purchase your ticket or table today.

The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce is the largest and most broadly-based business organization in Chilliwack. Representing more than 500 members of every size, sector and region of the area, the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce is “The Voice of Business in Chilliwack.”



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