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Nomination Form
2018 Celebrate Success Business Awards

This Nomination Form is only an indication of interest. Once this nomination is received, the nominated business/organization will be contacted and invited to complete the Nomination Package. Nominations must be received by the Chamber office by NOON Monday August 27. Completed Nomination Packages must be received by the Chamber office by NOON Friday September 7.

If a business has received an Award in the past, it is not eligible to receive the Award again. A listing of the previous Award winners to follow.

 
 
 

Nomination Categories: (Multiple can be picked)

  Award of Excellence
  Business Growth & Expansion
  Community Involvement
  Community Merit
  Customer Service
  Education & Training
  Marketing
  New Business Venture
  Property Restoration
  Safety
  Young Entrepreneur

 

Click the button below to send in your nomination.

 

 

Description of Each Award & Past Recipients:

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE/WALL OF SUCCESS
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The 2018 Award of Excellence is designed to recognize pioneer and cornerstone business leaders who have demonstrated excellence over time and whose business has contributed to the economic well- being of Yorkton and immediate area. The business must have been in continuous operation for at least 15 years (but is not required to be currently operating to be eligible). An individual who has owned and operated several businesses over a minimum of 15 consecutive years will also be eligible. Names of the recipients of this Award will be recognized on the Wall of Success.

See past recipients

2016 Magic Mirrors; Yorkton Co-op; Hancock Plumbing
2014 Penguin Refrigeration; Bailey’s Funeral Home; LR Futures Insurance
2012 Harley Davidson Yorkton; Yorkton Aircraft Services; Rusnak BalackoRusnak Kachur
2010 Federowich Construction; Stamatinos Leland Campbell; Weber’s Construction
2008 Morris Industries Ltd.; Independent Agencies; Yorkton This Week
2006 Park’s Jewellery; Ruff’s Countryside Furniture and Appliance; Rusnak Insurance Inc.
2004 Christie Hill Funeral Chapel; Parkland Tire and Services; Logan Stevens
2002 Brown’s Leisure World Ltd.; Ottenbreit Sanitation Services; York-Sask Drycleaners
2000 Deneschuk Homes Ltd.; Harvest Meats; Maple Farm Equipment
1999 Image Group of Companies; Potzus Construction Ltd.; Oliver Enterprises Ltd.
1998 GX 94 Radio; Leon-Ram Enterprises; Parker Quine

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NEW BUSINESS VENTURE
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The 2018 New Business Venture Award will be presented to the company or business has been established within the time frame of Jan 1, 2012 and December 31, 2016 and has demonstrated exceptional performance in terms of expansion into a new product, service, line of business or the creation of new markets and/or jobs.

See past recipients

2016 Pumphouse Athletic Club
2014 Mr. Mike’s Casual Steak House
2012 Richardson International
2010 LDM Foods
2008 Yorkton Toyota
2006 Fuzztone Music

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BUSINESS GROWTH & EXPANSION
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The 2018 Business Growth & Expansion Award will be presented to the company or business which has been expanded within the time frame of Jan 1, 2012 and December 31, 2016 and has demonstrated exceptional performance in terms of expansion into a new product, service, line of business or the creation of new markets and/or jobs.

See past recipients

2016 SveinCo Developments
2014 Royal Auto Group
2012 Crusader Drilling
2010 Painted Hand Casino
2008 EMW Industrial
2006 Shear Bliss
This category split into two awards as of 2006
NEW &/OR EXPANDED BUSINESS

2004 Parkland Greenhouse Ltd.
2002 GX Radio/The Fox
2000 Melrose Place
1999 Grumpy’s Grill & Coffee Shop
1998 Painted Hand Casino

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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
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The 2018 Community Involvement Award will be presented to the company or business which has demonstrated outstanding performance in its contribution, through time and/or financial support to:

  • Recreation & Amateur Sports; &/or
  • Arts & Culture; &/or
  • Charitable or Not-For-Profit groups; &/or
  • Business Development/Promotion of the City

See past recipients

2016 Royal Ford
2014 Painted Hand Casino
2012 TD Canada Trust
2010 Yorkton Co-operative Association
2008 LR Future Insurance & Investments
2006 Dairy Queen
2004 Sherring Gold
2002 Bank of Montreal Nesbit Burns
2000 Boston Pizza
1999 Canadian Tire Association
1998 Royal Bank of Canada

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YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR
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The 2018 Young Entrepreneur Award will be presented to a young entrepreneur (age 35 or under as of Dec 31 2017), who is the majority shareholder (51% or more) and who has established or expanded a business prior to Dec 31, 2016. The young entrepreneur will have demonstrated signs of success and viability in the venture.

See past recipients

2016 CrossFIT Function
2014 NL Construction
2012 Yorkton Plumbing & Heating
2010 Yorkton Geothermal
2008 Gardon Securities
2006 Cab Clothing and Accessories Inc.
2004 Natural Nail Impressions by Leigh-Ann
2002 Jim Dandy Clothing Co.
2000 Sunset Photo
1999 Yellowhead One Stop Variety Store & Laundromat
1998 Yorkton Framing Gallery

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COMMUNITY MERIT AWARD
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The 2018 Community Merit Award is designed to recognize organizations and/or events, including churches and charitable fundraisers, which contribute to the overall quality of life and economy of the community.

See past recipients

2016 Yorkton Lions; Yorkton Curling Club; Brayden Ottenbreit Close Cuts for Cancer
2014 Yorkton Sno-Riders; Yail Harbor; Yorkton Skateboard Park
2012 Access Communications; Yorkton Exhibition; Yorkton Terriers
2010 The Soup Haven Lunch Program; Habitat for Humanity – Yorkton; Football Night in Saskatchewan
2008 Haunts of Yorkton; Kinsmen Club of Yorkton; Boys and Girls Club of Yorkton
2006 KamBusters Racing Club/Praire Thunder Dogs race event; SIGN/Travelodge Development; Yorkton Exhibition
2004 Kalyna Ukrainian Dance Competition; Yorkton Community Theatre; Yorkton Arts Council Sunflower
2002 The Health Foundation of East Central Sask.; Yorkton Short Film Festival; Snowarama
2000 2000 Summer Games
1999 1999 Royal Bank Cup & Committee

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PROPERTY RESTORATION AWARD
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The 2018 Property Restoration Award will be presented to the company or business which has demonstrated exceptional performance in restoring or revitalizing an older or existing building or property. The restoration must have occurred between Jan 1, 2013 and Dec 31, 2017. Eligible businesses will have been operating for at least 3 years (as of December 31, 2017).

See past recipients

2016 CORE Real Estate
2014 Logan Stevens Construction
2012 Yorkton Hotel
2010 B.G. Denture Clinic
2008 Yorke Inn
2006 Best Western Parkland Inn
2004 Frameworks Ltd.
2002 The Yorke House Dining and Lounge
2000 Patrick Place
1999 Café 191
1998 Barry Zapshalla, The Mutual Group

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CUSTOMER SERVICE
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The 2018 Customer Service Award will be presented to the company or business which has demonstrated its dedication to customer satisfaction. It consistently demonstrates excellence in the delivery of its products, services and/or hospitality.

See past recipients

2016 Under the Covers
2014 Maple Communications
2012 Farrell Agencies
2010 Christie’s Funeral Home & Crematorium
2008 St. Mary’s Parish Ukrainian Catholic Cultural Centre
2006 Haas Nissan
2004 Key Chevrolet Oldsmobile Cadillac
2002 The Bentley Retirement Community
2000 Maple Farm Equipment
1999 Harley Davidson, Yorkton
1998 Bonanza Family Restaurant

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EDUCATION & TRAINING
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The 2018 Education & Training Award will be presented to the company or business which made a significant investment to improve the skills and career development of its employees through education and training programs. A significant investment in training may be defined in a number of ways including: providing training in-house; sponsoring training; covering associated costs of training; and/or providing flexible work schedules.

See past recipients

2016 NL Construction

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SAFETY
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The 2018 Safety Award will be presented to the company or business which has committed to improving its safety management practices to create a safe work environment for its employees. Eligible businesses will have been operating for at least 3 years (as of December 31, 2017).

See past recipients

2016 RH Electric

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MARKETING
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The 2018 Marketing Award will be presented to the company or business which has demonstrates exceptional performance in the execution of a successful marketing strategy. The Judges will evaluate the success of a marketing program giving consideration to the nature of the product and the relative size of the business or company.