Nomination list finalized for the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

The nominees are in for the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.

Tickets are currently on sale for the awards night, which will be Thursday, September 29 at La Place Rendezvous. Cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Non-Member Tickets are $65 or a table of eight for $455. Member Tickets are $60 or a table of eight for $420.

To inquire about tickets, e-mail thefort@fortfranceschamber.com.

And the 2022 nominees are…

Business of the Year 1 – 15 Employees

  • Lidkea Optometry
  • Sigurdson Contruction
  • Veldhuisen Construction

Business Woman of the Year

  • Alexa Wideman – Rockcut Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Chantal Derendorf – Batter & Cream
  • Jo Belluz – Belluz Concrete & Rentals
  • June Haver – Alterna Credit Union
  • Kristina Matthews – Boho Beauty Bar
  • Megan Finlayson – Lotus Hair Studio
  • Sarah Noonan – La Place RendezVous

Customer Service – Business

  • Badiuk Powersports
  • Lidkea Optometry
  • North Country Track & Wheel
  • Shoppes Drug Mart
  • Ski’s Variety
  • Sunset Protection

Customer Service Award – Individual

  • Chris Cousineau – McTaggarts
  • Hayley Michaud – RBC
  • Katie Armstrong – McDonalds
  • Marc-Andre Michon – RBC
  • Michelle Elias – RBC
  • Nicole Katona – Sunset Country Ford
  • Pam Williams – 4 Your Pet
  • Sabrina Puddicombe – Alterna

Business of the Year  16+ employees

  • Beyak Automotive

Test of Time Award

  • Fort Frances Times
  • La Place Rendezvous
  • LCB Logging
  • Sight & Sound

Home Based Business Award

  • Chantal Derendorf – Batter & Cream
  • Patti Wilson – Red Apron
  • Shawn Woodgate – Shawn Woodgate

Trainer of the Year Award

  • Curvy Chick
  • H202GO
  • Poirier Distribution

Indigenous Business of the Year Award

  • Bayview Motel
  • Borderland Cannabis
  • Kelvin Caul – Caul’s Catering

New Business 1-3 Years

  • Batter & Cream
  • Borderland Cannabis
  • Fort Floral
  • Lotus Hair Shop
  • Pro-Auto
  • RefleXion Studio
  • Rockcut Accounting & Bookkeeping
  • RPM Powersports