Port Colborne/Wainfleet Chamber recognizes its best and brightest

In photo from left to right: Dolores Fabiano, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, Wainfleet mayor Kevin Gibson, Conrad Davies from Breakwall Brewery, Caitlynn van Kralingen winner of Youth Citizen of the Year, Violet Sardella winner of Jr. Youth Citizen of the year, Shaun Slat from Tender Cuts Meats & Produce, Citizen of the year Janet Pilon, Port Colborne Mayor Bill Steele, President of the Port Colborne Chamber of Commerce Sarah Lacharity, James Brennan from Grant Thornton. Photo courtesy of Lev8 Photography

Port Colborne/Wainfleet Chamber of Commerce press release – The Annual President’s Awards presented by Grant Thornton LLP were handed out Thursday, March 21/2019 by the Port Colborne/Wainfleet Chamber of Commerce.

The night commenced with a cocktail reception at Roselawn Centre catered by the Smokin’ Buddha and tastings were provided by Reif Estate Winery and Niagara Falls Craft Distillers. Following the reception, five awards were presented that honour hardworking citizens and the best in business from Port Colborne and Wainfleet.

“The President’s Awards continue to be a spectacular celebration for Port Colborne and Wainfleet’s outstanding citizens, businesses and students who make our community great,” said Dolores Fabiano, Executive Director of the Port Colborne/Wainfleet Chamber of Commerce.

  • The Citizen of the Year Award, sponsored by Jungbunzlauer was presented to Janet Pilon.
  • The Junior Youth Citizen of the Year sponsored by Canadian Tire went to Violet Sardella.
  • Caitlynn van Kralingen was named Youth Citizen of the Year, sponsored by the City of Port Colborne.
  • Breakwall Brewing Company was named New Business of the Year sponsored by Crawford, Smith and Swallow Inc.
  • Tender Cuts Meat and Produce was presented with the President’s Award for Business of the Year sponsored by RBC Royal Bank.

Additional thanks go out to the reception sponsors: Desjardins, Meridian Credit Union, Bell, DJB Chartered Professional Accountants and Whites Insurance Brokers.

 

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