Nominations Open for Salmon Arm Business Excellence Awards

February 6, 2016

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SALMON ARM – The Salmon Arm & District Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to bring back the Business Excellence Awards for 2016. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016 and we anticipate this formal business event will sell out early and be attended by over 200 key community and business leaders.

Position yourself alongside the Shuswap’s top businesses and demonstrate your support for Salmon Arm by sponsoring a Business Excellence Award or Program. Award and program sponsorships are on a first-come, first-served basis so don’t delay. Contact Corryn Grayston at (250) 832-6247 to secure your support for this signature event.

You are entitled to nominate any business including your own. The Nomination Form is available on Submission guidelines are listed to help you with your nomination.

2016 Award Categories are: Micro-Business of the Year (1-4 employees), Small Business of the Year (5 – 14 employees), Large Business of the Year (14+ employees), New Business of the Year (started in last 24 months), Not-for-Profit Organization of the Year and Business Person of the Year

Nominations close February 26, 2016. Tickets $50 per person. Contact the Chamber (250) 832-6247 or to reserve your seat at this prestigious business event.

Owners Kelly & Terry Moorhouse are excited to expand their business, Okanagan Restoration Services, to Salmon Arm and the Shuswap region. Okanagan Restoration Services is the local expert in restoring property damage, including: water, fire or wind damage, vehicle impact, vandalism, mold & asbestos removal, trauma scene and professional cleaning, packing, moving and storage of all residential and commercial property content. Manager Kevin Rothwell is proud to say they work hard to ensure their first restoration project leads to an enduring business relationship. Call 250 832-7157 for a free estimate or consultation. 24 hour emergency response, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Congratulations to Stew Bird and Travis Johnston on the recent start of their new millwork and joinery business The Wood Shop. With over 20 years combined experience and knowledge they are busy working with clients to create custom cabinetry and millwork projects for residential and commercial customers. Call The Wood Shop at (250) 832-2552 or visit them in the Salmon Arm Industrial Park at 4921 Auto Road SE.

– Corryn Grayston is the General Manager at the Salmon Arm Chamber of Commerce. She can be reached at (250) 832-6247 or

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