Thank-you to everyone who came out to the Fernie Community & Business Excellence Awards evening last night, it was a great success!

Here are the results:

Citizen of the Year: Stephanie Rogers
Entrepreneurs of the Year: Vanessa Croome & Krista Turcasso of Claris Media-Fernie Fix Magazine
Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Naomi Lentz of Heaven Boutique
Outstanding Customer Service: Freshies Coffee Company
Fernie Business of the Year: Fernie Brewing Company
New Business of the Year: Country Animal Hospital
Community Impact Award: The Arts Station
Chamber Business Excellence Awards: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Youth Achievement Award- given at graduation 2012 in June to: Jessica Teeple

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Stephanie Rogers and Mayor Mary Giuliano

A HUGE congratulations to all our winners, as well as all the nominees, you are Fernie’s finest!

Thanks again to all of the award sponsors- without you this evening of recognition would not be possible…
The City of Fernie, GPI Chartered Accountants, Community Futures East Kootenay, Finning, Teck, Fernie Alpine Resort, Columbia Basin Trust, Fernie Real Estate, The Free Press, and The Fernie Chamber of Commerce.

A special thanks to:
Bunches Flowers & Gifts for the lovely arrangements on each table, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory for the chocolate favours, CP catering for the wonderful food & service, and our guest speaker Bruce Kirkby.

Thanks again to everyone involved.

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