Chamber picks best in business

Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce hands out its annual business excellence awards.

The 2013 Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards were handed out Nov. 23.

Volunteer of the Year, sponsored by Terrace Chrysler and Volunteer Terrace, went to Ron and Mavis Ramsey, of the Helping Hands Program.

Contributor to the Arts, sponsored by Bell Media, went to the Terrace Arts Council.

The Green Award, sponsored by Terrace Chamber of Commerce, went to the Terrace Child Development Centre – Park Place.

Rookie of the Year, sponsored by National Car Rental, went to Blue Fin Sushi.

Employee of the Year, sponsored by Terrace Totem Ford and RBC Financial, went to Ryan Biggs – Canada Safeway.

Retailer of the year, sponsored by Nechako Northcoast Construction, went to RONA Terrace Builders.

Executive of the Year, sponsored by Progressive Ventures, went to Dave Merritt – Your Décor.

Home Based Business Award, sponsored by Canadian Tire, went to Little Wiggles Dog Grooming.

Tourism Excellence Award, sponsored by Lakelse Air and Bear Creek Contracting, went to My Mountain Co-op.

The Community Booster Award, sponsored by Northern Savings Credit Union, went to Northern Animal Rescue.

Customer Service Award, sponsored by Hawkair, went to Aqua Clear Bottlers.

Company of the Year Award, sponsored by BDC, went to Daybreak Farms.

Newsmaker of the Year, sponsored by Terrace Standard and CFNR Classic Rock, went to Minerals North.

Family Friendly Business Award, sponsored by Make Children First, went to All Season’s Source for Sports.

Excellence in Innovation, sponsored by the Northwest Science and Innovations Society, went to Shiny Hansen’s Detailing.

Welcoming and Inclusive Workplaces, sponsored by Skeena Diversity Society, went to Hot House / Casa Marsala.