Business community celebrates success
18th Annual Duncan Cowichan Chamber of Commerce Awards were held on Saturday.
Customer Service: Jeff Downie, The Old Firehouse Wine Bar
Volunteer: Mary Ann Deacon, Cowichan Valley Hospice Society
Young Entrepreneur: Andrea & Daniel Hudson, Hudson’s On First
Business Achievement 1-10 Employees: Andrew Higginson, Higginson Consulting
Business Achievement 11-19 Employees: Ivo Zanatta, Matrix Marble & Stone
Business Achievement 20 or more Employees: Kelvin McCulloch, Robert Andersen & Allan Boer, Buckerfields
Green Business: Dan Armstrong & Karen Hallquist, Velocal Delivery
Art in Business: Gordon Smith, Cowichan Woodwork
Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Michael G Coleman, a local lawyer and former mayor who was Duncan’s longest-serving mayor, and who was instrumental in a lengthy list of community organizations including the Boys and Girls Club and The Friendship House and many others.