The St. Stephen Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated their 25th Annual Business Gala on October 21, 2015 at the Garcelon Civic Center.
The evening started off with President David Archambault welcoming everyone and thanking the sponsors for the evening.
Gold Sponsors: Beers Neal LLP and Ganong Bros Ltd.
Plaque Sponsor: Business Development Bank of Canada
Silver Sponsors: CBDC Charlotte-Kings, Charlotte County GM, Jackets Creative, McInnes Cooper, Oak Haven Auto Renewal Ltd., Scotiabank, St. Croix Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd. and Town of St. Stephen.
Sapphire Sponsors: Sandor’s Catering and The Wool Emporium.
Vice President Jeremy Barham gave a Chamber update to members, Lunch & Learn on October 29, 2015, upcoming Bootcamp and the St. Stephen Community Christmas Promotion.
President David Archambault then thank businesses who donated door prizes and the door prizes where drawn. Door prizes donated by:
Canadian Tire, Charlotte County Aces, Ganong Chocolatier, Impact Wealth Management, SOL Seasons of Life Yoga, Sticks and Stones Fabricating Inc. Subway and The Cheesecake Lady.
The Awards Ceremony started off with the Multicultural Association of Charlotte County presenting the Multicultural Entrepreneur of the Year Award to Mr. Daniel LeBlanc, Manager – Independent Grocer from St. George, NB.
David Archambault then introduced Cindy Carroll to present the Non-Profit/Charitable Organization of the Year. Cindy then named the two nominees
Family Resource Centre of Charlotte County and St. Croix Estuary Project Inc./Ganong Nature Park. Cindy stated the award goes to St. Croix Estuary Project In./Ganong Nature Park. Gavin Toumishey and Shelley Scott thanked the members.
David Archambault then introduced Jeremy Barham to present the New Business of the Year Award. Jeremy named off the two nominees,
Bone Physiotherapy & Wellness and Something’s Brewing Café. Jeremy then presented the award to Something’s Brewing Café, Ada Dempsey.
President David Archambault then named off the nominees for Business of the Year, Oak Haven Auto Renewal Ltd. and St. Croix Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd. The Award is presented to Oak Haven Auto Renewal Ltd., Ron and Mandy Alberts for Business of the Year!
President David Archambault then thanked Jeff McShane and Chrissy McGregor for the beautiful job decorating the venue.
David also thanked all those in attendance and sponsors of the 25th Business Gala in helping make this year’s dinner a success!