Best of Queens 2017 Announced

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Best of Queens, October-2017 Poster

Best of Queens, October-2017 Poster

For Immediate Release:

South Queens Chamber of Commerce to Honour the Best of Queens

October 17, 2017; Liverpool, NS
Although there are a wide assortment of exceptional businesses in the Region of Queens Municipality, each one has something that makes them stand out, whether its stellar service, superior product or creativity and talent. The South Queens Chamber of Commerce is pleased to launching their first annual “Best of Queens” event on October 26th and asking the community to nominate their favourites for recognition.

The “Best of Queens” launch on Oct. 26, from 5pm-7pm at Hell Bay Brewing Company, Liverpool, NS, will have a BBQ and Beer Sampling, with free food and a nominal fee for the beer tasting. All are welcome to come, take part in the sampling and learn about the categories and nomination process. The nominations will be open on Thursday, October 26, 2017, and will remain open until the voting deadline of November 19, 2017 on the South Queens Chamber of Commerce website www.southqueenschamber.com/bestofqueens. The public may participate by selecting to nominate in any or all 10 award categories, and vote for their favourite individual who offers exemplary service.

Cast Your Vote for the Best of Queens in these categories:

  • Best Fish and Chips
  • Best Place for Coffee
  • Best Personal Care and Wellness Provider (eg Hairdresser, Barber, Esthetician, Massage Therapist, etc.)
  • Best Health Care Provider(eg Doctor, Dentist, Chiropractor, Physiotherapist, etc.)
  • Best Server/Bartender
  • Best Tradesperson
  • Best Customer Service by an Individual
  • Best Professional Service (e.g.Accountant, Lawyer, Financial Advisor, etc.)
  • Best Teacher
  • Best Local Artisan

Cast Your Vote  NOW > >

These awards are all about community pride. We want to recognize and honour the work that owners and staff put into their local businesses”, said Jonathan Lloy, President of the South Queens Chamber of Commerce. “The SQCC wants to share with the community individuals who deserve recognition for the significant work they contribute to their industry. These award categories focus on employees, artisans, and professionals. All you have to do is go to: www.southqueenschamber.com/bestofqueens and vote, then share with your friends, family and co-workers!” said Lloy.
The categories for awards are diverse, and include Best Fish and Chips, Best Place for Coffee, Best Personal Care and Wellness Provider (which includes Hairdresser, Barber, Esthetician, Massage Therapist, etc.), Best Health Care Provider (which includes Doctor, Dentist, Chiropractor, Physiotherapist, etc.), Best Server/Bartender, Best Tradesperson, Best Customer Service by an Individual, Best Professional Service (which includes Accountant, Lawyer, Financial Advisor, etc.), Best Teacher and Best Local Artisan. Put your thinking cap on, and consider all the individuals who make the Region of Queens Municipality special … and nominate them!

Once the votes are tallied, the South Queens Chamber of Commerce will host an awards ceremony on November 24, 2017 from 5pm-7pm at Hell Bay Brewing Company to honour those who have won in the various categories. The awards ceremony is open to the public, admission free, and will feature BBQ and Beer Sampling, with free food and a nominal fee for the beer tasting.

For further information, please contact Cathie at secretary@southqueenschamber.com

For further information, the media may contact:

Cathie Pincombe
Executive Director
secretary@southqueenschamber

Lunenburg Queens Business Excellence Awards 2017 Nominations Open

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The Lunenburg Queens Business Excellence Association is very pleased to once again launch the call for nominations for the 2017 LQ Business Excellence Awards!

The LQBEA asks that you share this announcement throughout your network so that all the great businesses in Lunenburg Queens have a chance to be recognized among their peers and the community!

Nominations can be made at www.lqbusinessawards.ca/nomination-form (a telephone number and e-mail address are required).

Nominations can be made by anyone and anonymously if you choose. There is no limit to the number of businesses that can be nominated so please take the time to acknowledge all the excellence businesses that work hard to make Lunenburg Queens great!

Nominations close November 30th, 2017

The gala award ceremony will be held on Monday March 5, 2018 at the Best Western Bridgewater.

Announcement: President and Vice-President Elected

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The South Queens of Commerce is pleased to announce the election of Jonathan Lloy and Melissa Robinson to the following positions:

Jonathan Lloy, President

Melissa Robinson, Vice-President

Do you have ideas for initiatives that would benefit our membership, and the community at large?

We invite you to share you ideas with Jonathan at: president@southqueenschamber.com

 

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