Business Excellence Awards 2014

The East Hants & Districts Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the 2014 Business Excellence Awards Gala.

The evening will include a gala reception, dinner, keynote speaker and award presentations. Last year’s sold out gala attracted guests from throughout East Hants and beyond.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Alt Hotel, Halifax Airport – 6:00pm – 10:00pm

A limited amount of tickets are available now to purchase on our EventBrite page on a first come, first served basis.

Ticket price is $70 + HST.
Parking included in ticket price.

Reception
6:00pm – 7:00pm
Cash only bar

Dinner & Award Presentations
7:00pm-10:00pm

Featured Keynote Speaker
Pete Luckett, born entrepreneur and owner of Pete’s Frootique and
Luckett Vineyards.
He’ll share his know-how about
Destination Workplaces – A Place of Choice!

Business Dress Attire

Twitter Hashtag: #ehccgala


The Business Excellence Awards are presented in nine categories to deserving companies and individuals in the East Hants and surrounding business communities. This year’s finalists are:

Business of the Year

  • Car Quest (East Hants Auto Parts Limited)
  • Catering Unlimited
  • Curtis Customs

Business Person of the Year 

  • Dr. Kim McCarthy, The Hearing Specialists Limited
  • Thomas Parker, Parker’s Service Station Limited
  • Warren Yuill, Cresthaven by the Sea – Bed & Breakfast

Community Booster of the Year 

  • Burntcoat Head Park Association
  • East Hants Family Resource Centre
  • Elmsdale Legion “CareActors”

Outstanding Customer Service – Individual 

  • Bruce Harvey, Ettingers Home Hardware
  • Bill Ingarfield, Enfield Pharmachoice
  • Sheila Wentworth, Robin’s Donuts (Enfield Esso)

Outstanding Customer Service – Team 

  • McNeill’s Shell Store Full-Time Day Staff: Tammy Ross, Sheila Brown, Cecile Lloy
  • Ettinger Funeral Home – Staff
  • Withrows Farm Market & Rocky Knoll Farm Meat Shop, Belnan- Staff

Rising Star 

  • Integrity Cheques and Balances Inc.
  • Mac’s On-Site Oil Change Inc.
  • Rocaro Alpacas

Tom Parker Chamber Member of the Year 

  • East Hants Community Learning Association & Community Rider
  • Sharon Prest

Young Entrepreneur of the Year 

  • Whitney Burgess – Whitney’s Shear Design
  • Jessica Edgar – Branching Out Natural Parenting and Living
  • Terri-Lynn Warren – Terri-Lynn Warren Photography

Lifetime Achievement Award – award recipient to be announced at the gala

Congratulations to all of the finalists!

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