Golden Brush Award Finalists Chosen

November 12, 2013

This year the Chamber received over 200 nominations for a wide variety of businesses, organizations and individuals.

The Chamber membership will vote to select the winner in each category beginning tomorrow, and the winners will be announced at the Awards Dinner, November 30.
We congratulate the finalists for 2013 (in alphabetical order):

Good Neighbour Award (for a business that goes out of its way to serve local residents and the >49th Parallel Grocery Store
Bound To Be Different
Chemainus Foods
Christmas in Chemainus
Best Food Service Business (restaurant, pub, coffee shop, caterer, etc.)
Bonnie Martin Eats
Odika Café
Willow Street Café
Best Retail Business
Rexall Drug Store
The Pottery Store
Vintage Treasures
Best Manufacturing Business
Catalyst Crofton Paper Mill
Thermoproof Windows and Doors
Vancouver Island Soap Factory
Best Trades Person or Contractor (individual or business, plumber, mechanic, builder, etc.)
B & H Tire
Jacob Doiron, carpenter,  Tim Openshaw Contracting
McBride’s Service Station
Best Professional Services Business (financial business or consultant, lawyer, publisher, computer “guru”, or other professional)
Chemainus PC Doctor
Chemainus Family Eyecare
CIBC Chemainus Branch
Island Savings Credit Union, Chemainus Branch
Best Personal Service Business (Hairdresser, spa, exercise studio, consultant, guide or other similar business)
Flowering Tree Natural Spa
Urban Legends
Chemainus Visitor Centre
Best Customer Service (individual)
Tracey Bernasky, CIBC Chemainus Branch
Shelley MacKenzie, Rexall Drug Store
Kathy Wilkins, Urban Legends<
Volunteer of the Year
Mike Beggs
Shannon Bellamy
Wes Everitt
Ruth Schiller
Maureen Vesey