Business Awards

The 34th annual Business Excellence Awards were hosted in Vernon on Friday. The is a list of the winners:

Linda Heng from The Beauty Bar was the winner of Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
BX Press Cidery - Manufacturer of the Year.
Cobbler's Rack Shoes & Repairs -  New Business of the Year.
Bollywood Bang-Guru Nanak Seva Society - Non-Profit Excellence award.
Silver Star Mountain Resort -Tourism Excellence.
Roost Solar - Green Business of the Year.
Lisa Anderson from Upper Room Mission - Community Leader of the Year.
The Crate Escape Dog Adventures - Customer Sevice Excellence.
Caufields Engraving - Employer of the Year.
One Step Foot Care - Best Small Business of the Year.
Byron Bolton from King Fisher Boats - Business Person of the Year.
She Devil Delights - Solopreneur if the Year.
Pickle Ball Depo - Innovator of the Year award.
The North Okanagan Valley Gleaners - People's Choice award.
The BX Press Cidery - Business of the Year.

There were almost 300 nominees for this year's awards, many participating in the 'Winner's Circle" theme.   The awards were presented before a sold out crowd of more than 300 for the annual gala at the Vernon Lodge.