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Digby Area Board of Trade awards local businesses

The 2018 Digby and Area Board of Trade awards dinner was held at the Pines Resort in Digby on June 20.

The annual event was an extra special one this year because the board of trade is celebrating their 120 birthday.

Guest speaker of the evening was president and CEO of Bay Ferries, Mark MacDonald.

The winners are as followed:

-Hospitality Tourism Excellence Award: Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises

-Community Contribution Award: (co winners) Transport de Clare and Sports Entertainment Atlantic, Chris Larsen.

-Ian Russell Entrepreneur Award: Lazy Bear Brewing

-Customer Service Award: Crows Nest restaurant

-Environmental Service Award: Webber’s Bottle Exchange

-Business Excellence Award: Glenn Dunn, Car Quest Digby.

-Export Achievement Award: Birch Street Seafood.

-Rising Star Award: Weneli’s Yard and Garden.

-Area Ambassador Award: Kevin Ellis.

-Lifetime Achievement Award: (Co winners) Ed Francis and Richard Thomas.

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