Chamber Business Excellence Awards presented
On Thursday night, October 20 the Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce presented six prestigious awards.
Red Deer River Adventures received the award for Drumheller’s Most Promising New Business. The new business award went to a new business that has been in operation for less than two years, that shows a desire for growth and prosperity, and demonstrates a commitment to and positive impact on the community.
Sublime won the Small Business of the Year Award for being a business that has been in operation for at least two years, that has 10 or less employees, and that best reflects the outstanding spirit and success of the Drumheller area.
Fred Makowecki received the award for the business professional of the year. This was awarded to an individual, manager, or employee who is active in the business community and/or non-profit community, and that demonstrates professionalism and a passion for making our community the best place to work, live and do business.
A&W was awarded the Diversity Leadership Award. This award was for an organization that embraces diversity in their workforce, encourages respect and inclusion, eliminates discrimination and barriers, and helps to create welcoming and inclusive workplaces.
Canadian Passion Play won the award for the Arts, Culture, and Community as a business, non-profit or other formally recognized group that demonstrates outstanding achievement and contribution in the area of arts, culture, or community, and sound management practices to ensure their long term sustainability.
To mark Small Business Week, the Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Excellence Gala and awarded outstanding performance in the local business community.