Time to give regional businesses an ovation
Contest recognisesmovers, shakers and entrepreneurs
During a contest launch held last week at Hyundai Vaudreuil, the 2009 winner of the prestigious Ovations Enterprise of the Year award, organizers encouraged local businesses, groups or residents to nominate outstanding companies in a contest that will run from July 1 to Sept. 17.
Ovations Vaudreuil-Soulanges nominees can include large or small organizations, companies or individuals who make a difference in the workplace and who help make the region a desirable place to do business.
Partner groups in the contest, which include Synergie Entreprises-Emplois Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Caisse Desjardins de Vaudreuil-Soulanges, CLE VaudreuilSoulanges, Emploi-Québec, CLD Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Touché Dubois Communications and Hebdos du Suroît, which produce L’Étoile and Première Édition, say receiving an Ovations award
The name says it all. For the second year in a row, Ovations VaudreuilSoulanges seeks to recognize the individuals, companies and community groups that help make the region a thriving commercialmagnet.
will not only be a well-deserved pat on the back, but will help create a sense of cohesion and belonging for winners.
Initiated in 2009, awards will honor remarkable individuals, organizations, and companies in the region, say organizers, adding, the contest also allows residents, job seekers and businesses to get to know each other better.
“It can benefit everyone from employers to self-employed workers,” said Carole Marcoux, Hebdos du Suroît Director of Information and Corporate Development.
During the contest launch, Sonia Drolet, owner of Hyundai Vaudreuil, said winning last year’s top award was an honor that also served to inspire she and her staff to continue striving for the best.
Other 2009 winners included Le Verger Labonté in the agriculture category; Centre d’histoire La Presqu’île for tourism and culture; Les savons de légendes for commerce and service-small business: Hyundai Vaudreuil for commerce and service-large business; Centre d’action bénévole L’Actuel for community and social economic development; Boulangerie Première Moisson in the industry category; the town of Vaudreuil-Dorion in the public and municipal category; Télescopes Normand Fullum inc. in the independent workers category. The 2010 contest includes the same categories as well as two new additions: up and coming employee of the year, and construction.
All businesses, organizations, and selfemployed workers who’ve been in the region for more than two years can enter the free contest, whichwill be judged by an impartial group.
Winners will be announced during an award ceremony being held on Nov. 3 at Saint-Lazare entertainment club Chez Maurice.
For information about Ovations Vaudreuil-Soulanges or to register call 514 716-9346, or go towww.ovations-vs.ca.
Ovations Vaudreuil-Soulanges partners gathered last week at Hyundai Vaudreuil to announce the launch of the 2010 Ovations Vaudreuil-Soulanges contest.