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2018 Women in Business Award Winners Announced

Tuesday, March 13, 2018


BARRIE – March 8th, 2018: The Barrie Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 Women in Business Awards, presented by CIBC with support from Grant Thornton LLP, Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) and Invest Barrie. The award recipients were announced during a luncheon event today at the Barrie Country Club, Thursday, March 8th, 2018 – International Women’s Day.

Woman of the Year: Corporate
Carolyn McGoey Garvey, Prodomax Automation Ltd.


Woman of the Year: Young Entrepreneur
Brittany Gallagher, Splash On Water Park


Woman of the Year: Entrepreneur
Teresa Woolard, Swirleez Frozen Yogurt Inc. & Chillz Dessert Lounge


Woman of the Year: Heart & Soul
Barb White, A Ripple of Kindness


Woman of the Year: Trailblazer
Krista LaRiviere, gShift


Many thanks to our gracious sponsors & supporters: CIBC, Grant Thornton LLP, Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA), Debbie DeCaire, City of Barrie, Invest Barrie, Allstate Insurance - Tami Smith and Kate Segarra,, BMO Financial Group, Barrie Olive Oil Company, Busch Systems, I Got This - Nancy Osborne, TD, TELUS, Treefrog, Art of STAGING AND DESIGN, Barriston Law, Canvas and Cabernet, Invest Barrie, Multi Tech Audio Visual (MTAV), Pratt Homes, Randstad, The Pack, ZuZu Fashion Boutique, Zehrs, Big 101.1 FM, Fresh 93.1 FM, Rock 95, KOOL FM, KICX 106, Classical 102.9, The Dock


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