Nominees for excellence in business

Awards given out tonight for Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows

staff reporter

The Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge business community salutes its top achievers for 2013 today.

The Business Excellence Awards will be given out at the Meadow Gardens Golf Club starting at 6:30 p.m.

Each award category has three nominees, from which the winner will be chosen.

Business Excellence Award, up to 20 employees:

• ABCO Railings Ltd.;

• C and C Trucking Ltd.;

• Bergthorson Academy of Musical Arts.

Business Excellence Award, more than 20 employees:

• Kingfishers Waterfront Bar and Grill;

• Nurse Next Door Home Care Services;

• Meadow Gardens Golf Club.

Home Based Business Award:

• Maple Washing;

• Christy McMaster: Parisian Lady Custom Designs and Fit Boutique;

• Jacquie Rougeau: Epicure Selections.

Agricultural Award:

• Amsterdam Greenhouses and Garden Centre;

• Specimen Trees Wholesale Nurseries Ltd.;

• Haney Farmer’s Market.

New Business of the Year Award:

• The Wesbrooke | Casa Living Inc.;

• Latin Flavors Zumba and Fitness;

• Hunger Management.

Community Service Award:

• Kingfishers Waterfront Bar and Grill;

• Whonnock Roofing;

• Global Coffee Inc.

Customer Service Award:

• G I B Motors Ltd.;

• Gagel’s Custom Draperies Ltd.;

• Tourism Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.

Innovation Award:

• Nurse Next Door Home Care Services;

• Smart Watering Systems.

Non-Profit Organization Award:

• KidSport  Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows;

• Ridge Meadows Hospice Society;

• Rotary Club of Haney.

Business Person of the Year:

• Bryan Hutton;

• Kevin Nosworthy;

• Gino Laplante.