Small business award winners named

  • Oct. 24, 2012 3:11 p.m.

The Red Deer Chamber of Commerce announced the three recipients of the 2012 Business of the Year Awards at their 31st Annual Business Awards gala held Oct. 17th at the Red Deer College Arts Centre.

Three hundred business leaders were on hand to celebrate the success of local businesses. The 2012 recipients are 360 Fitness (one to 15 employees), McLevin Industries Inc. (16-49 employees) and Westerner Park (50 plus employees).

The Business of the Year Awards are organized by the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce and held annually in conjunction with BDC’s Small Business Week. The Business Awards are presented in three categories to exceptional businesses within the Red Deer area. All companies, Chamber members and non-Chamber members are eligible to be nominated for an award. Finalists in each of the three categories are selected by an independent judging panel.

With more than 900 business members, the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce is an association that promotes business growth and prosperity through leadership and innovation in the Red Deer area.

-Fawcett

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