Last evening at the Best Western Fernie Mountain lodge the annual Fernie Community and Business Excellence Awards were presented.

A big thanks went out to all who took the time to submit nominations, to everyone who came out for the Awards Gala and supported this year’s nominees and to the event sponsors who helped make the evening such a big success.

butch coultry

Congratulations to the 2007 Award Winners:

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by the City of Fernie
Winner of the 2007 Citizen of the Year Award:
Butch Coultry

YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Sponsored by the City of Fernie
Winner of the 2007 Youth Achievement Award:
Tanisha Falat

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Community Futures Development Corporation
Winner of the 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year Award:
Ryan Doehle, Iscosceles Business Systems

YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by the Business Development Bank of Canada
Winner of the 2007 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award:
Chris Herron, Fernie Mow and Snow Land Care

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by the Fernie Chamber of Commerce
Winner of the 2007 Business of the Year Award:
Blue Toque Diner, Ray Lee and Tonya Carre

OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE
Sponsored by the Fernie Chamber of Commerce
Winner of the 2007 Outstanding Customer Service Award:
IGS Fernie Home Hardware and Value Drug Mart
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