By Gagandeep Ghuman
Published: April 13, 2013
The Squamish Chamber of Commerce has announce the nominees for Business Excellence and Citizen of the Year –newly renamed the “Bill Manson Award” in recognition of the late Squamish Chamber Senator Bill Manson.
In a press release issued last week, Chamber spokesperson Grace MacLeod said Manson worked tirelessly for the betterment of the community of Squamish and the chamber is happy to honour him by renaming this award.
The Nominees for the Bill Manson Award (Citizen of the Year) are
Owen Carney, Carney’s Waste Systems
Bob Fast, Cardinal Concrete Ltd. – Coast Aggregates Ltd. -Edgewater Projects Ltd. – Fast Property Ltd.
The Nominees for Business of the Year are
Executive Suites Hotel and Resort
Van der Ree Law
Newport Auto Inc
Scotties Liquor Store and Hotel.
This business award is sponsored by the North Shore Credit Union.
The Nominees for Non-Profit of the Year are
Howe Sound Women’s Centre Society
Sea to Sky Community Services Society.
This award is sponsored by the Squamish Chamber of Commerce.
The Nominees for Green Business of the Year are
Newport Auto Inc.
Green Clean Ltd.
Be Clean Naturally
Endure Upcycled Designs
This award is sponsored by the Squamish Climate Action Network.