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Finalists announced for the second annual 'Clovies Awards'

Marian Maletta from the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce announced the Clovie finalists for 2017.  - Grace Kennedy
Marian Maletta from the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce announced the Clovie finalists for 2017.
— image credit: Grace Kennedy

It's time to get geared up for the second-ever Clovies.

The Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce narrowed down the nominations to twenty different individuals and businesses, with three finalists in each of the seven categories.

These categories include excellence for large and small businesses, organizations that embrace environmental stewardship and sustainability, new business of the year, young entrepreneur of the year, the not-for-profit of the year, and the Bill Reid Memorial Business Person of the Year, which honours an inspirational leader within a local organization.

The winners will be announced at the Clovies Awards Night event at Northview Golf Club on April 27.

Nominations were open to both members and non-members in Cloverdale. The finalists are:

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE, UNDER 18 EMPLOYEES

Cloverdale Pharmasave Health Centre

Northwood Home Inspectors

Turkey’s Party Makers

BUSINESS EXCELLENCE, 18 AND OVER EMPLOYEES

Dublin Crossing Irish Pub

The Henry Public House

Viaduct Sheet Metal

BILL REID MEMORIAL BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR

Mike MacSorley, Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Assoc.

Wes Lewis, Save on Foods - Cloverdale

Brian Leong, Realtor - Royal LePage Wolstencroft Realty

GREEN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Honey Bee Centre

Rondriso Farms

Rustic Rooster Bakery Cafe & Gifts

NEW BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Jordie’s Auto Rescue

Umbrella² Design Group

Urban Safari Vintage Store

NOT-FOR-PROFIT OF THE YEAR

Bethshan Gardens

Cloverdale Community Kitchen

Urban Safari Rescue

YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Eye Optometry

Total Bliss Spa

Umbrella² Design Group


There are 250 seats available at this year's Clovies Awards, and the event is open to both Chamber members and non-members.

Tickets are available for $75 until March 17, and afterwards at a regular price of $85 to $95.

For more information on nominations and tickets, email info@cloverdalechamber.ca, visit www.cloverdalechamber.ca/clovies or call the Chamber at 604-574-9802.

Correction: An earlier version of this article used incomplete or incorrect business names for several of the finalists. We regret the error and have corrected it above.

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