Business achievement was recognized by the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 26.
Twenty-three businesses and individuals were given Outstanding Business Achievement Awards based on their contributions to the business community.
Safe Work, Sound Business: PUC Services Inc.
Employer of the Year: Superior Chrysler
Customer First (individual): Nick Collins, Wardlaw Heating & Cooling Ltd.
Diversity: Algoma University
Community First (up to 9 employees): Downtown Association
Community First (10-25 employees): Chippewa Trading Post
Community First (26+ employees): Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation
Innovation: Insightworks Training and Technology
Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Jane McGoldrick (J.Caroline's)
Downtown Business of the Year: SK Group
Beyond Borders (up to 49 employees): Soo Foundry & Machine (1980) Ltd.
Beyond Borders (50+ employees): McDougall Energy Inc.
Customer First: Downtown Association
Indigenous Business of the Year: Nogdawindamin Family and Community Services
Community Non-profit Business of the Year: United Way Sault Ste. Marie & Algoma District
Rising Star New Business: Trimount Construction Group Inc.
Leader in Accessibility: Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation
Business of the Year (up to nine employees): Northstar Consulting Inc.
Business of the Year (10-25 employees): Rico's/Good Old Dad Foods
Business of the Year (26+ employees): JD Aero
Volunteer of the Year: Carlo Spadafora
Business Achievement: Jason Naccarato
Community Achievement: John Febbraro
The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of 700 plus business and agencies in Sault Ste. Marie and has been serving the needs of this community since 1889. The Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce will lead the way as the voice of business, advancing economic prosperity for its membership and the business community.