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.