The Burns Lake & District Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Excellence Awards gala on Oct. 19.
It was a packed house at the awards event, held in the Tweedsmuir Park Rod & Gun Club in Burns Lake.
Other winners not in attendance were Rainbow Gas Bar, which won the Indigenous Business of the Year Award; P B Feeds ‘n’ Needs, which won the Retail Business of the Year; and Industrial Transformers which won the Paul Sandercott Business of the Year Award.
One of the platinum sponsors of the awards dinner was Coastal GasLink, and representative George Hemeon, senior manager of Indigenous Relations Contracting spoke at the event.
The other platinum sponsors were Rio Tinto Alcan, whose representative Lianne Olson was the emcee of the evening, and the Burns Lake Community Forest, whose general manager Frank Varga also spoke and gave a presentation.
The gold sponsor was Lakes District News.
The silver sponsors were New Gold, Sullivan Motor Products, Eckland’s Denture Clinic and the Chinook Community Forest.
The bronze sponsors were Tech North, Lakes District Arts Council, LD Express, Mad Cobra Contracting and Pacific Atlantic Pipeline Construction.