February, Cornwall, Ontario – The Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce, a leading advocate for business and community growth, is thrilled to announce the distinguished recipients of this year’s Business Excellence Awards and 52nd Citizen of the Year. These exceptional individuals and businesses have demonstrated outstanding commitment, innovation, and leadership within our community.
The Chamber Awards, an annual tradition, aim to recognize and celebrate the contributions of outstanding businesses and community leaders who have played a pivotal role in fostering growth, economic development, and community engagement.
This year’s award winners are:
New Business of the Year: Lost Village Brewery
Tourism Excellence: St. Lawrence Marathon
Inclusion and Diversity: Different Abilities
Entrepreneur of the Year: Wendy Grant- Cornwall City Press
Community Impact: Center 105
Young Professional: Brad Robertson
Environmental Impact: Laminacorr Industries Inc.
Large Business: Demolition Plus
Small to Medium Business: Marlin Orchards
Lifetime Achievement: Randy Sauve, Fantasy Realm, and Carol Sauve, CAPE
Citizen of the Year: Weston Libbey
The award ceremony took place on February 2, 2024, at The Ramada by Wyndham. This event was an opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate the achievements and positive impact of these outstanding individuals and businesses.
“We are thrilled to honor these exceptional award winners who have not only excelled in their respective fields but have also contributed significantly to the growth and vitality of our community. Their dedication and leadership serve as an inspiration to us all,” said Angela Bero, General Manager of The Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Chamber extends its heartfelt congratulations to the winners and nominees celebrating their achievements.