The Kawartha Chamber’s Awards of Excellence Gala is an annual event held in November each year. This event allows business professionals to come together and celebrate local businesses that make our communities unique. (more…)
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COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT OR RENOVATION
Blue Pigeon Resort – Recipient
Purchasing a resort that was built in the 50s with no improvements over the years; they have completely revived the property. Ten cottages plus a complex with five, multi-bedroom units have been wonderfully transformed inside and out.
“You wouldn’t know it was the same place!” says the nominator.
While modernized there is still a “cottage life” feel to the resort. Landscaping includes new sod, new trees, a large dock system and in ground saltwater pool.
CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE
Clearview Cottage Resort – Recipient
Their nominator notes, “The welcoming, caring and friendly personalities of this family are why the guests I met were return fans for over 10, 20 and 30 years.” They know all of their guests by name and their interests. They have created such strong relationships with them that they are often invited to weddings and funerals and notified of exciting life moments. Celebrating 50 years in business, they are now transitioning into the third generation of family operation. (more…)
OUTSTANDING BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT
Nexicom – Recipient
Their origin dates back 115 years to a local telephone service provider. Their current product offering also includes high speed and wireless internet, cable tv, long distance, web hosting, security systems and more. Their 75 staff provide knowledgeable, friendly service with a local touch. Customers in areas that other providers have ignored are served by their network of 38 towers and fibre optic facilities. An excellent corporate citizen, they have contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to charities, community initiatives, arts & culture projects and sports. (more…)
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL – Adam Noble
Despite being the youngest person in the business, Adam Noble of Noblegen – a biomaterials company, is involved in all aspects of the business – from managing overall operations and longer term goals to human resources, financial management and much more. His current title is CEO, Founder and Chairman of the Board. Interestingly, prior to this his job experience was limited to cutting grass, volunteering at the hospital and a couple of summers as a lab tech. (more…)