Norah’s Island seen from the waters of Kennisis Lake. /JENN WATT Staff

Nominees announced for Chamber of Commerce awards

Published March 5 2019

The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce announced this year’s nominees for the Business and Community Achievement Awards on March 1. They received 127 nominations from across Haliburton County. Winners will be revealed at the annual awards gala on March 30 at Pinestone Resort.

Business Achievement
Above Board Carpentry Bark Lake Leadership & Conference Centre Haliburton Solar & Wind Bank of Montreal – Haliburton IJES Camera Support Systems Yummy Mummy Emporium and Apothecary

Customer First – Business
Parish & Strano Re/Max North Country Realty Inc. Brokerage Bank of Montreal – Haliburton Cottage Care Rentals I Love Your Dog Haliburton Driving Range Haliburton Solar & Wind Hilary Morrin Engel  &  Völkers Real Estate Hodgkinson Enterprises Minden Animal Hospital Needful Things Pretty Paws Pet Boutique and Spa Walker’s Home Hardware Wintergreen Maple Products

Customer First – Employee
Angelika Walter – Aprons & Soaps Donna McCallum – Abbey Retreat Centre Kasara McKay – Boshkung Brewing Company Morgan Fisher – Minden Animal Hospital Renee Griffith – Bonnieview Inn Shani Hurd – Cordell Carpet Shay Hutchings – Haliburton County Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Shontel Neville – Heat-Line Freeze Protection Systems Tammy Warburton – Highland Glass & Windows Tracey Morrison – Kosy Korner Trista Greer – Shopper’s Drug Mart

Entrepreneur of the Year
Graham Borgdorff – Above Board Carpentry Morgan Burke – The Birds and the Bees Brandi Hewson – WAI Products Brian Nash – Haliburton Solar & Wind Steve Stewart – Minden Electric Generator Solutions Paul Roy – Upriver Trading Company Amanda Vollmer – Yummy Mummy Emporium and Apothecary

Highlander of the Year
Brad Park David Zilstra Rick Lowes Steve Todd

Innovation & Creativity
Abbey Gardens The Birds and the Bees Cottage Care Rentals Haliburton Solar & Wind

New Business
Haliburton County Chiropractic and Rehabilitation HaliHammock Hunters Edge Mega Munch Russell Red Records TheOccurrence

Not-for-Profit of the Year
Compass Early Learning and Care Rotary Club of Haliburton Haliburton County Home Builders’ Association Haliburton Highlands Land Trust Pregnancy Care & Family Support Centre Haliburton County Red Wolves

Skilled Trades & Industry
Above Board Carpentry Brown & Co. Churko Electric Haliburton Solar & Wind Hodgkinson Enterprises IJES Camera Support Systems Jones Mobile Repair

Tourism & Hospitality
Bark Lake Leadership and Conference Centre Castle Antiques Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve

Young Professional of the Year
Anna Schleifenbaum Chyna Schell Dr. Kassie Wright Victoria Bingham