Blog Category: Awards of Excellence

2021 Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced!

Over 150 nominations were received for the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism’s 21st Annual Awards of Excellence! With the largest number of nominations yet, some very difficult decisions had to be made by the judging panel. Almost all the categories received nominations in the double digits. This speaks volumes for all the wonderful businesses, organizations and individuals in this region that display excellence, especially during this difficult time!

All nominees, whether they are a finalist or not, should feel very proud. Due to the high number of nominations and difficult decisions, the judges have chosen more than three finalists in some categories.

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Sally Harding Named Citizen of the Year

Sally Harding, President & CEO of Nightingale Nursing, is the Kawartha Chamber’s 2019 Citizen of the Year. Harding has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the area, both as a businessperson and community supporter. (more…)

2019 Young Professional, Jillian Harrington

Jillian Harrington of Clearview Cottage Resort is the Kawartha Chamber’s 2019 Young Professional.

The nominator describes Jillian as, “A natural leader with a friendly nature and infectious, positive personality that is perfect for the industry. She has displayed strength, grace and gratitude during times of significant challenge. A true role model for all ages!” (more…)