Kensington, PE – November 17, 2017 – Seven local businesses were honoured as award recipients at the Kensington and Area Chamber of Commerce’s 12th Annual Awards Gala on November 14th. There were six award categories, with one award resulting in a tie. The 2017 award recipients are:
Malpeque Bay Credit Union Best New Business Award
Broadway 45 (accepted by Coreen Pickering and Graeme Young)
Key Murray Law Small Business of Excellence
Kensington Food Basket (accepted by David Boucher)
Innovation PEI Business of Excellence Award
Twin Shores Camping Area (presented by Steve Reaman, accepted by Darren Cousins)
Chez Shea (presented by Rosalie Profitt, accepted by Jessica Caseley on behalf of Chez Shea)
PE Aqua Farms Blair Ramsay Employee of the Year Award
Patti Taylor – Murphy’s Pharmacy (presented by Jerry Bidgood)
CBDC Community Impact Award
Buffie Boily Photographic Arts & Spring Valley Building Centre (presented by Ron Holley, accepted by Buffie Boily & Bethany MacDonald)
“We are so proud of the incredible businesses in the Kensington Area and the hard work they do. Congratulations on your success!” said Chamber President Rosalie Profitt. “To all of the nominees, you are truly all winners and deserve to be recognized”.
The Chamber would also like to thank all of the sponsors who contributed to this year’s awards. Thank you to all award sponsors: Malpeque Bay Credit Union, Key Murray Law, Innovation PEI, PE Aqua Farms and CBDC. Thank you to Malpeque Fine Iron for designing this year’s beautiful awards. To the supporting sponsors, Caseley’s Tent and Party Rentals, and the Town of Kensington, thank you for your continuous support. Thank you to media sponsor, Spud FM.
Thank you to the local restaurants and suppliers, who generously provided food for the event. Thanks to Broadway 45 for preparing the appetizer and dessert, Island Stone Pub for the salad and New London Community Complex for the main course. The rolls and biscuits were provided by Mary’s Bake Shoppe, and the salmon for the appetizer was provided by Carr’s Oyster Bar.