The top picks for this year’s Women in Business have been announced, and the finalists will be chosen next month.
The Surrey Board of Trade’s Second Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Luncheon recognizes the hard work of Surrey’s businesswomen and their contributions to Surrey.
Our keynote speaker is Launi Skinner, President and CEO of First West Credit Union and former President of Starbucks and 1-800-GOT-JUNK. Steve Darling of Global TV, will guide us through the event as Master of Ceremonies.
Nominations were submitted in five categories and judged on the nominee’s work in Surrey, business acumen, leadership, balanced lifestyle and community involvement and service.
The finalists are (alphabetical by company name):
Kickstart Communications, Cathrine Levan
Panorama Optometry, Dr. Sandy Johal
PDQ Post Group Inc., Lorraine Duclos
Custom Cooling Solutions, Christine Trischuk
Laurel Place, Karen L. Baillie
PRIME Learning Group, Inc., Alanna Dean Burk
Nav Canada, Heather Bell
Terasen Gas, Amy Hennessy
Westminster Savings Credit Union, Marian Maletta
Surrey Employment Resource Centre, Susan Brown
Surrey Philippine Independence Day Society, Narima Dela Cruz
Surrey Urban Mission, Jonquil Hallgate
Not-for-Profit Executive Category:
Newton Advocacy Group Society, Susan Keeping
Surrey Libraries, Beth Barlow
Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation, Jane Adams
We encourage you to come out and support these women in Surrey’s business community!
Presenting Sponsor: Christine LaLiberte of Dundee Securities Corporation
Award Sponsor: A.S. Bubber & Associates
Media Sponsor: The Leader Newspaper
Print Sponsor: Whalley Printers Ltd.
Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Location: Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (15269 104 Ave. Surrey)
Time: Lunch and Registration 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Program 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Admission: $50 +HST each or $300 +HST for a table of 6
To purchase tickets, please call 604-581-7130 or go online to www.businessinsurrey.com.