NEWS RELEASE · 18th October 2011
Advisory Planning Comission
The 2011 Kitimat Business Recognition Program judging is complete and the Kitimat Advisory Planning Commission extends congratulations to all this year’s award recipients. The Commission took note of neat, tidy and thoughtfully-landscaped premises. Freshly painted buildings and new plantings also caught the Commission’s collective eye at many of the locations this year.
Eleven businesses have been recognized for their efforts this year. Pacific Northern Gas was awarded First Place ‘Overall’, with three other businesses receiving Honourable Mention in this category. Kitimat Valley Disposal was awarded First Place in the ‘Most Improved’ category, with three other businesses receiving Honourable Mention. A complete list of the winning business is provided on the reverse. Through the effort of each merchant, Kitimat’s commercial areas will be an attractive place to work and shop.
The Advisory Planning Commission launched the Recognition Program in 1999 to acknowledge businesses that are a positive example for light industrial development in Service Centre. The expanded Recognition Program gives the Commission the opportunity to recognize the efforts of new and established members of the Kitimat business community in all commercial areas. It is hoped that the high standards set by this year’s honourees will encourage other merchants and land owners to follow suit.
The Most Improved:
Kitimat Valley Disposal
Manuel Leite and staff: Ilona Kenny, Shannon Dos Santos, Theresa Couto and Linda Brousseau accept the runner up award for Remax
Derek De Goeij accepts the award for Sears Honourable Mention
Elliott Purchase and Michael Schwarz accept the award for OK Tire