Darren and Dwayne Gauthier of Restaurant 27, winners of Business of the Year, 1-15 employees

 Chamber announces 2010 Business of the Year Finalists

by Danielle Klooster, posted on 8:55 p.m., September 20, 2010

Each year as part of Small Business Week, the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce initiates a number of activities to promote and celebrate the contributions of businesses to Central Alberta’s strong private sector and vibrant community. One of the most anticipated events is the annual Business Awards Banquet hosted by the Chamber to honour select companies that have demonstrated business excellence.

Judges of the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year Awards are pleased to announce the following finalists in the three categories (in no particular order):

Business of the Year (1 – 15 Employees):

  • Restaurant 27 & Lounge 
  • Sky Wings Aviation Academy Ltd. 
  • Soderquist Appraisals Ltd.

Business of the Year (16 – 49 Employees):

  • CARE Industries Ltd. 
  • Family Services of Central Alberta 
  • ZED99 and KG Country 95.5 a Division of Newcap Radio

Business of the Year (50+ Employees):

  • Scott Builders Inc. 
  • Servus Credit Union Ltd. 
  • Sim’s Furniture Ltd.

Winners will be announced at the 2010 Business of the Year Awards Ceremony to be held October 19th, 2010 at the Red Deer College Arts Centre. Tickets for the event are available until October 12th and may be purchased online here.

The Red Deer Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Awards honour local businesses for their contributions to excellence. Criteria include customer service, growth, awards, innovation, community contribution and future expectations.

Media interviews and photo opportunities with the winners are welcome following the ceremony. Lindsey Knudson, Events Coordinator will be on-site to assist with these arrangements.

For more information on the Business of the Year Awards, please contact: