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Nominations

We have announced the nominees for the Hinton & District Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Gala for 2018. This is a real opportunity to celebrate those businesses that have gone above and beyond.

Created:
October 11, 2018
Updated:
October 11, 2018

2018 NOMINEES

Business of the Year 10 Employees or Less

A history of business excellence, promotions through extensive marketing programs, quality products and services, actively stands behind excellent employee-employer relationships.

 

·        Gus’s Pizza

·        Apex Auto Body

·        RE/MAX 2000 Realty

·        Pharaoh Painting

·        Pat’s Catering

·        Intersport

·        Hinton Employment Learning Place

·        Hinton SPCA

·        Hairaholic & Pure spa

·        Hinton Optometry Clinic

·        Canadian Steak Out

·        Hinton Valley Bottle Depot

·        The Old Grind

·        Fountain Tire

·        The Wild Orchid Liquor Co.

 

Business of the Year 11-29 Employees

A history of business excellence, promotions through extensive marketing programs, quality products and services, actively stands behind excellent employee-employer relationships.

 

·        Secure Energy

·        Pembina Pipeline

·        Kardar Services Ltd.

·        Folding Mountain Brewing

 

Business of the Year 30+ Employees

A history of business excellence, promotions through extensive marketing programs, quality products and services, actively stands behind excellent employee-employer relationships.

 

·        West Fraser Mills Ltd.

·        Hinton Pulp, a division of West Fraser

·        Cardinal River Operations – Teck Coal

·        Barrow Safety

·        Hinton Hill Freson Bros.

 

Exceptional Customer Service Award – Individual

An individual which demonstrates exceptional customer services skills by consistently offering a high quality of service and by going beyond the call of duty to assist customers.

(Cannot be nominated by employer, must be a third party)

 

·        Kim Bevans – Outdoor Outfitters /Maximum Work Gear

·        Karen Landry – RE/MAX 2000 Realty

·        Laura Klotz – R   E/MAX 2000 Realty

·        Jeff MacLeod – RE/MAX 2000 Realty

·        Sabrina Thomas – Hinton Quick Lane

·        Bill Tesky – Stetson GM

·        Kara Schellenberg – Stetson GM

·        Leanne Bloy-Novakowski – ATB Alberta Treasury Branch

·        Tracy Brodniansky – Tri R Enviro

·        Andrea Gomien – Mr. Mikes

·        Genevieve Laurin – Mr. Mikes

·        Angel Poiron – Holiday Inn

·        Denise Wilson – Royal Canadian Legion

·        Tammy Anderson – Royal Canadian Legion

·        Mitch Loutan – Big Rock Dodge

·        Jamie Lee Kilbreath – Big Rock Dodge

·        Casey Caswell – Big Rock Dodge

·        Jim Knievel – Driver / Freedom Express

·        Jennifer McLean – Pharmacists / Rexall Drugs

·        Coleen Cunningham – Pharmacists /Rexall Drugs

·        Shannon Thengs – Rexall Drugs

·        Karen Mantai – Hillcrest Medical Associates

·        Anthony Land – RBC Royal Bank of Canada

·        Claudia Parent– Hinton Hospital Laboratory

·        Crystal Fletcher– Hinton Hospital Laboratory

·        Tanya Bernier – Secure Energy

·        Shaun Ryan – Griffiths Ford

·        Chelsi Newman – Intersport

·        Megan Holstein – Intersport

·        Bobbie Leslie – Napa Auto Parts

·        Dana Plasky – K&D Detailing /Scrub N Shine

·        Kym Sartorias – Hairaholic & PureSpa

·        Jaydeen Musselman – Hairaholic &Pure Spa

·        Deanna McPhee – Hairaholic & PureSpa

·        Shawna McGeouch – Hairaholic &Pure Spa

·        Lisa Flamand – Hairaholic and Pure Spa

·        Amy Konjolka – Stellar Style and Such

·        Joanne Cole – See and Sea Travel

·        Carl Widenmaier – The Old Grind

·        Carolyn Tough – Hinton Hill Freson Bros.

·        Susan Bergquist – Hinton Hill Freson Bros.

·        Shannon Scott – Hinton Hill Freson Bros.

·        Mary Torres – Hinton Hill Freson Bros.

·        Corina Taylor – Caylor Contracting

·        Scott Mantai – Bike Boy

·        Cody Oliver – Hinton Walmart

·        Jayder Pala – Customer Service Manager Hinton Walmart

·        Abby Park – Hinton Functional Fitness

·        Terri Bancroft – Stitch N Print

·        Rudy Nachtigal – Bookkeeper

·        Allison Little – Insignia Salon

·        Hugh Thompson – Sysco Foods Driver  

·        Cheryl Caesar – King Drug & Home Health Care

 

Exceptional Customer Service Award – Business

A business which demonstrates exceptional customer service by consistently offering a high quality of service and by going beyond the call of duty to assist customers.

(Cannot be nominated by employees, must be a third party)

 

·        Jasper Gate Resort

·        Hinton Quick Lane

·        Vara Automotive

·        Tri R Envrio

·        Pharaoh Painting

·        Yukon Sausage

·        Griffiths Ford

·        Stetson Motors GMC

·        K&D Detailing / Scrub N Shine

·        Hairaholic & Pure spa

·        Stellar Style and Such

·        Apex Autobody

·        Fountain Tire

·        Bike Boy

·        Outback Express Lube & Wash

·        Hinton Functional Fitness

·        The Laser Lounge

·        Pat’s Auto Bumper to Bumper

·        Sense of Style Hair and Body Care

·        Valley Freson Bros.

·        The Old Grind

·        Logic Control

 

Renovation/ Restoration Award

Physically renovated or restored the appearance of the premised where business is conducted in the last 18 months,in order to enhance or promote their business.

 

·        Opa’s Bake Shop

·        Hall E Wood Construction

·        Hinton Employment Learning Place

·        Diana’s Pets

·        Hairaholic & Pure spa

·        Boston Pizza

 

Corporate Citizen of the Year

Presented to a business owner that actively works towards making Hinton a friendlier, safer and more enjoyable place to live. This award identifies a business that has demonstrated a concern for the needs of the community.

 

·        Alberta Parks / Switzer Visitor Centre and Interpretive Programs.

·        CJ’s Towing – Chris Pratt

·        Rainaldi and Sons

·        Hinton Employment Learning Place

·        Hinton SPCA

·        Hairaholic & Pure Spa – Shawna Mcgeouch

·        Pembina Pipeline – Clint Walker

·        JD Consulting

·        Normans Mobile Service

·        The Old Grind

·        Hinton Functional Fitness

               

Innovation Award

Presented to a business that has demonstrated an innovative approach to business growth, retention or comeback.

EG: Introducing a new product line or service that was not previously considered part of normal business operations.

 

·        Hinton Rafting Adventures

·        Tri R Enviro Services

·        The Old Grind

·        Cardinal River Operations – Teck Coal

·        JD Consulting

·        Big Rock Dodge

·        King Drug and Home Healthcare


Community Ambassador

An individual that has demonstrated leadership in organizing an event or completing a significant project in the past year that enhances our business community.

(This can be an employee or volunteer)

 

·        Madison Sharman – Northern Rockies Museum of Heritage and Culture

·        The Daniels Family – Steve Daniels Horseshoe Tournament

·        Mike Langford – Hinton Mountain Bike Association

·        Jax Delisle – JD Consulting

·        Melanie & Carl Widenmeier – The Old Grind

               

New Business Award

Presented to a new business operating more than 1 year but less than 3 years that enhances the image of the Hinton business community and exemplifies the type of business practices that customers find most desirable.                      

 

·        Rojo Marron

·        Tri R Enviro Services

·        Cold Creek Boutique

·        Mr. Mikes

·        Pet Value

·        The Laser Lounge

·        Hinton Functional Fitness

·        JD Consulting

·        Bighorn

·        Carew Family Dental

·        Canadian Steak Out

·        Stella and Such Hair Salon

·        The Old Grind

·        Wayfinder Corp.

 

Pioneer Award

Presented to an individual business person who has had a positive impact on the Business Community for 20+ years

 

Thank you to everyone one who took the time to honor Hinton’s Business Community!

 

 

 

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