Fort Macleod Chamber announces nominees for the award


Nominations for the annual Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce awards have arrived.

It is now up to the public to decide on the recipients of the Citizen of the Year and other awards.

Voting is now open on the Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce Facebook page or at

Here are the nominations for the Chamber awards:

Citizen of the Year – Chris Adamiak, Frans Feyter, Donna Friesen, Becca Neels, Ashley Nelson and Alan Poytress.

Junior Citizen of the Year – Hannah Boot, Dayleighn Dietrich, Travis Loyst, Taylor McNab and Lydia Nelson.

Small Business Award – Crazy Stitch, JBJ Auto Wrecking, MD Plumbing and Heating, Royal LePage (John Guliker) and Stronghold Brewing Co.

Large Business Award – Fort Macleod Veterinary Clinic, GMS Mechanical and Equipment, MNP LLP, Puppy Love, Scougall Motors and Structural Truss Systems.

Outstanding Company Award – Hansens Family Foods, Hurlburt Rock and Hurlburt Ranch, Live Electric, Silver Automotive and Prairie View Homes.

Business Excellence Award – A&W, Alberta Hardware, Homestead Bakery, Little Red Quilt Shack and The Macleod Gazette.

New business award – Dairy Queen, IF Solutions Inc., Grandma Num Nums Baking, Little Leaders Learn and Play, Little Red Quilt Shack and Macleod Living.

Home Business Award – Bacon Lady / Fat Lady Crochet, My Oma Always Canning Co., Plunder by Shelby Austin and Potts Painting.

Customer Service Award – Dave Boot, DW Dirtworks; Jackie Sharp, Verdure sur Main; Jace Jurgens, Live Electric; Josh Beusekom, Next Home and Garden; and Dona Bengston, Twisted Hummingbird.

Agricultural business award – Ferme A. Beusekom; McNab Ranch; Porcine magnum; Outback Ranch; Harvest Van Dryesten; and Vandervalk Farms.

Community Improvement Award – Jaquie Duhacek, Kristi Edwards, Mackenzie Hengerer, Stu Hildebrand, Angie O’Conner and Tony Walker.

Employee service award – Jon Austin, Jon’s independent grocer; Petula Dyck, Fort Macleod Agencies; Jamie Gray, Fort Macleod Veterinary Clinic; Coralee Markland, WA Day school; and Adrian Stetski, ATB Financial.

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