Excellence in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows business lists now ready

Awards for excellence in March but list of nominees is now

Excellent businesses will be rewarded in March.

Excellent businesses will be rewarded in March.

The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce has some work to do – figuring out who to bestow the Business Excellence Awards to this year.

However, the group has some time to make its decisions about which business will receive awards for Community Spirit award, Agri-Business, the Non-Profit, Small Business, Medium Business, Big Business and Business Leader.

That’s because 2016 Business Excellence Awards will be presented at the annual gala, on Saturday, March 11 2017 at SKY Helicopters in Pitt Meadows. “The lavish black tie event put the spotlight on many entrepreneurs, companies and organization that help make our community a vibrant and memorable place to do business,” says the chamber. The following are the nominees.

Community Spirit

Dewdney Animal Hospital

Haney Sewing & Sound Ltd.

Johnston Meier Insurance Agencies Group

Gloria Hamilton – Re/Max Lifestyles Realty

Ken Holland – Pinnacle Home Designs Ltd.

Mack Kirk Roofing & Sheet Metal Ltd.

Kirmac Collision & Autoglass – Ridge Meadows

West Coast Auto Group Football Club



Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Katzie, Seniors Network

Pitt Meadows Lions Club

Ridge Meadows Association for Community Living

Ridge-Meadows South Asian Cultural Society

The Family Education & Support Centre

The Friends in Need Food Bank

The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries



Blue Heron Fruit Winery

Blue Magic Greenhouses

Severinskis Farms Inc.


Small Business

Advance Storage Centres – Maple Meadows

Big Feast Bistro & Retail

Collins Safety Services Ltd.

Foamers’ Folly Brewing Co.

HIP Strategic Consulting


Il Cosaro

Kisoji Japanese Kitchen

Maple Ridge Transmission

Menchie’s Maple Ridge

North Avenue Pharmacy Remedy’sRX

Ola Puppy Dog Grooming & Daycare

T’s Once Upon a Tea Leaf

The Firehall Bistro

Pinnacle Pursuits

Stomping Grounds Café, Bistro & Catering

The Co-operators – Callison Financial Services Ltd.


Medium Business

Anytime Fitness

Big Valley Heating & Sheet Metal Ltd.

Diverse Flooring

Envision Financial

Envision Fitness

Fix Auto Pitt Meadows (Extreme Auto Body)

Focus Fitness – Heidi Johnson

Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel & Crematorium

P&L Speed Print Ltd.

The Posh Pooch Doggy Daycare & Spa

Pitt Meadows Cycle

Ridge Meadows Doula Services

Starlite Nails

Shoppers Drug Mart – Westgate 2204

SKY Helicopters

Townhall Public House Maple Ridge


Big Business

Advanced Flow Systems Inc.

Boileau Electric & Pole line Limited

Bruce’s Country Market

Fuller Watson BrandSource Home Furnishings

Lordco Head Office

Maple Ridge Truss Ltd.

Maxcraft Avionics Ltd.

Meridian Meats Farm Market

Nurse Next Door

RST Instruments Ltd.

Thrifty Foods Maple Ridge

Westridge Security Ltd.


Business Leader

Bart Findlay; Findlay Gunnell Sandor

Clint Callison; Callison Financial Services Ltd.

Donna Telep; Seville Mortgage Corporation

Lindy Sisson; The ACT Art Centre

Macky Banns; Menchie’s Maple Ridge

Mark Vosper; Ridge Meadows Hospice Society

Monica Hampu; Maple Ridge Community Foundation

Nicole Archer; ValleyFair Mall

Tom Meier; Johnston Meier Insurance Agencies Group