Mark Vosper with the Chamber of Commerce. (Special to The News)

Mark Vosper with the Chamber of Commerce. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce planning in-person awards gala

Nominees announced

Nominees have been announced for the 18th annual Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.

The semi-formal event won’t be taking place until the beginning of March, but plans are underway for an in-house event at Meadow Gardens Golf Club.

Last year the event was held virtually.

“This event puts the spotlight on many entrepreneurs, companies and organizations that help make our community a vibrant and memorable place to do business,” said an online announcement on the Chamber website.

“Every year, the Chamber of Commerce helps businesses to grow, across all sizes and sectors in the Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows communities. Our Business Excellence Awards are just one way that we recognize and reward your success, innovation and hard work.”

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The Business Excellence Awards are to take place from 5-11 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 5, at Meadow Garden Golf Club, 19675 Meadow Gardens Way, Pitt Meadows.

Tickets are $115 for members, $130 for non-members, and $900 for a table of eight.

The Registration deadline is 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 1.

For more information call 604-457-4599 or email events@ridgemeadowschamber.com.

Nominees have been released in seven categories:

Small Business of the year:

•Town and Country Vintage

•Brianna Lyndsey Events

•Oak and Ivory Collective

•Rex Kitchen

•Ridge Meadows Doula Service

•Botanical Cleaning Service

•Black Dog Fencing

•Sushi Sama

•Math4me

•Grass Greetings

Medium Business of the year:

•Pacific Star Electric

•Western Shrink Wrap

•Maple Ridge Wellness Centre

•Triple Tree Nursery

•Meadows Landscape Supply

•ATA Karate

Large Business of the year:

•Marks Work Warehouse

•Westside Pest Control

•Whonnock Roofing

•PH Molds

•Haney Home Hardware

•Johnston Meier Insurance Agencies Group

•FreshCo

Non-Profit:

•Cythera

•Maple Ridge Community Services

•Ridge Meadows Association of Community Living

•Ridge Meadows Seniors Society

•The Family Education and Support Center

Community Spirit:

•Bouquets for Baba

•Bev Schmahmann – Ridge Meadows Seniors Society

Professional Under 40:

•Tyler Roodenburg – Black Dog Fencing

•Troy Macbeth Abromaitis – Bucci Investment Corp

•Dr. Zehra Gerretsen – Maple Ridge Wellness Centre

•Jace Jung – HNT tools

Business Leader of the Year:

•Dawn Bickle – Lift Skin Health & Laser

•Mike Mior – Western Shrink Wrap

•Troy Macbeth Abromaitis – Bucci Investment Corp

•Cheri Hamm – The Place To Mortgage


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