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Becker business person of the year

The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce recognized its top achievers at a sold-out event Friday.

President Ken Holland said the Business Excellence Awards at the Pitt Meadows Golf Club went well.

Winning one of the top awards of the evening, Business Person of the Year, was lawyer and former Pitt Meadows councillor John Becker. He served several terms on council and ran for mayor last November, but lost to Deb Walters.

Becker won in the chamber awards, though, being selected over Perry Bateson and Carol Lange.

The business chosen in the under-20-employee category was Fuller Watson, while the business with more than 21 people was Nurse Next Door Home Care Services.

The best home-based business was Easy Daysies while it was a tie between WildPlay Element Park and Stomping Grounds Coffee for best new business.

The company providing the best customer service was Love That Deal, while Steam Car Wash was given the excellence award for innovation.

Ridge Meadows Recycling received the award for best community service.

Holland said the chamber has climbed out of the financial hole after running a deficit in 2010. It took out a $30,000 loan and has since paid that off.

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