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Congratulations to the 2013 Barrie Business Awards Recipients!

Thursday, November 14, 2013

The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Barrie, in partnership with OLG and PowerStream Inc., are pleased to announce the 2013 recipients of the Barrie Business Awards.

2013 Barrie Business Awards Recipients

OLG Retail Business Excellence Award
Springwater Child Care Centre
Holly Glanville, 705-722-8779

BDC Manufacturing Business Excellence Award
TNR Industrial Doors Inc.
Cathy Buckingham, 705-727-0500

Scotiabank Service Business Excellence Award
BLiSS ann green yoga
Ann Green, 705-796-8483

Georgian College
Hospitality Business Excellence Award
Yoshi Sushi
Yoshi Iwatsuki, 705-722-0100

RBC Royal Bank
SOHO Business Excellence Award
Crazy Bitch BBQ Sauce
Cyndee Barrette, 705-739-0610

INVEST BARRIE, City of Barrie
New Business Award
Make Good Choices
Katherine Parent, 705-828-0802

Rogers TV Marketing & Promotions Award
NetGain SEO
Drew Dekker, 705-984-5840

PowerStream Inc. Green Community Award
Buff & Shine
Tracy Eby, 705-252-9217

Mayor's Employer of the Year
Witek Wojcik, 877-637-2615 x 37800

The Barrie Examiner Community Award
Independent Living Services
of Simcoe County

Dan McGale, 705-737-3263 x 224

Also presented during the gala event was the Arch Brown Entrepreneur Award of Excellence. This year it went to Dr. Adam Tan of Georgian Dental Barrie, 705-739-6725

Photo: Kayla McCarville, The Barrie Examiner
Initiated by the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce and the City of Barrie in 2003, the Barrie Business Awards program recognizes the contribution of local businesses to the continued growth and success of our community. Each year the program begins with a call for nominations in the spring, nominees are interviewed throughout the summer, the panel of judges meets at the end of summer, and finalists are announced in early fall. The awards are presented in November, during a gala that has come to be known as Barrie's premier business networking black tie event. The list of previous award recipients and finalists is impressive; Barrie residents should be proud to have such diverse and compassionate businesses within their community.

Many thanks to our generous sponsors:

Co-Presented by:

Media/Filming Sponsor:

· BDC · Downtown Barrie Business Association · Georgian College ·
· INVEST BARRIE, City of Barrie · RBC Royal Bank · Scotiabank ·
· Randstad · Janet Kemp Ladies Fashion · John McNabb Clothier ·

Bell Invest Barrie TD Canada Trust Barriston Law LLP Ontario Chamber of Commerce Canadian Chamber of Commerce Chamber Executives of Ontario