• Business Excellence Awards 2011

  • Business Excellence Awards 2011

    The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce 13th Annual Business Excellence Awards held on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club.

    These businesses show how community spirit and success go hand in hand, further enriching the strength and economic health of the community. Their Success is the community’s success.

    Pictures by Peter Addison


    Business of the Year
    1-7 Employees
    Business of the Year
    8-14 Employees
     Business of the Year
    15 Plus Employees



    Krista Carson from Starwood Chocolateries (Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut), happily accepts the award for Business Excellence - 1-7 Employees from Lance Peverly, editor of the Peace Arch News. 



    Tracy Dueck of Tracycakes Bakery Café, winner of Business Excellence 8-14 Employee, receives congratulations from fellow nominee Paul McDonough of Jimmy Flynn's Celtic Snug. 

    15 plus


    Karen Donald, property manager at the Shops at Morgan Crossing, accepts the award from Lance Peverly, editor of Peace Arch News on behalf of Everything Wine, who won in the category of Business Excellence - 15 Plus Employees. 

    Young Entrepeneur of the Year  New Business of the Year  Business Person of the Year - Self Employed  Business Person of the Year - Corporate

    Young Entrepreneur 


    Ryan Oliver, centre, from Splashes Wash Lodge Inc., winner of Young Entrepreneur of the Year, waits in anticipation with fellow nominees, Patt Leger left of CNONtv Corp. and Chelsea Badr of HiddenGem Hair Studio.

     New Business


    Kelly Breaks, owner of Blue Frog Studios & Performance Centre, cheerfully accepts award for winning New Business of the Year Award.

     Self Employed


    Roy Cammack, left, owner of Cammack & Company, Notaries Public, accepts the award for Business Person of the Year - Self Employed from Lorne Olichny of Barnes Wheaton, sponsor of the award.



    Paul Wheeler, executive director of Semiahmoo House Society, accepts the award for Business Person of the Year - Corporate from Maria Mura of Westminster Savings, sponsor of the award. 

     Congratulations to all the nominees and winners.