Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce announces annual award winners

The Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce has named its 2017 gala award winners.

Central Equipment Ltd., which is celebrating 59 years in Lower Truro this year, has been selected as the recipient of the Community Credit Union Business Excellence Award.

The award recognizes leadership in demonstrated growth in sales, workforce investment, community involvement, support of the local business community, commitment to the environment, innovation, and job creation.

Jack and Andrew Roop of Roops Esso have been selected to receive the BDC Business Persons of the year Award, honouring strong leadership skills contributing to the growth of the business.

Nominations for both awards were open to all businesses in Truro and Colchester County.

The awards will be handed out at the chamber's 127th annual gala dinner celebrations on April 27th at the Holiday Inn.