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2021 Awards of Excellence Nominees

The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is pleased to announce the 2021 Awards of Excellence nominees!

The following nominees were submitted by the public, recognizing excellence in the local business community. Nominees include businesses, organizations and individuals in Peterborough County and City. Each nomination is a pat on the back for a job well done!

This year the Kawartha Chamber received a record number of… 151 NOMINATIONS! The Awards are comprised of 10 categories including Citizen of the Year sponsored by Herod Financial Services. Some categories saw nominations in the double digits! The support shown for the local business community this year was outstanding! We encourage everyone to express their congratulations to these nominees and to all local businesses in the area for their amazing perseverance and hard-work.

Finalists to be announced this fall. The Awards of Excellence with Host Sponsor BALL Real Estate Inc., Brokerage will be held on October 28, 2021. Stay tuned for details!


2021 Nominees

*Received more than one nomination

4th Line Theatre

Abbeyfield House Society of Lakefield*

Apsley Dental

Apsley Home Building Centre


BALL Real Estate

Beachwood Resort

Best Western Plus Otonabee Inn

Buckhorn Community Centre*

Buckhorn District Tourist Association

Buns & Sweets

Burleigh Falls Inn & Suites*


Central Smith Creamery*

Cló Design Studio

CMD Technology Solutions*

Coco Cakes*

Community Care (Apsley, Buckhorn, Chemong, Lakefield)

Community Care Apsley

Community Care Lakefield

Computer Garage

Cottage Toys

County of Peterborough

Couture Candy

Craftworks and Antiques at the Barn*

Cuddles for Cancer*

Curve Lake First Nation

Double Dz Doughnuts

Elmhirst’s Resort

Foodland Workers

Garden Style

Giant Tiger

Graham Carpentry

Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region*

Hendren Funeral Homes

Home Hardware Bridgenorth

Indian River Reptile & Dinosaur Park*

Jesse’s Tap & Grill

Junior Achievement of Northern & Eastern Ontario

Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

Kawartha Lakes Construction*

Kawartha Wildlife Centre

Kinetic Therapeutics*

Kingdon Timber Mart – Lakefield*

La Hacienda Restaurant

Lakefield Bakery on Queen

Lakefield Farmers’ Market

Lakefield Flowers & Gifts*

Lakefield Foodland

Lakefield Home Building Centre

Lang Pioneer Village Museum*

Living Local Box*

Lockside Trading Company

Mary Brown, Sales Rep. – Bowes & Cocks Ltd. Brokerage Apsley

Michael Dickinson – Century 21 Lakefield

Morello’s Your Independent Grocer

New Beginnings Contracting Services*

Old Bridge Inn

Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre

Organized by Design

Paulmac’s Pets – Bridgenorth

Peterborough Gardening & Landscaping

Peterborough Humane Society*

Peterborough Public Health & Peterborough County/City Paramedics

Pure Home Grown


Salon Sorella & Day Spa*

Strexer Harrop and Associates

Style Boutique*

Subway Bridgenorth

SunFish Cannabis

The Art School of Peterborough*

The Grape & Wedge

The Kawartha Buttertart Factory

The Land Canadian Adventures

The Loon*

The Market*

The Village Inn*

The Wine Connection

Township of North Kawartha

Township of Selwyn

Tragically Hipp Fashion Gallery


Treeworks Professional Tree Care

Tribal Trade Co.

Trinkets & Treasures

Village Pet Food & Supply*

Windover Plumbing

Woody’s Uniquely North K