Business excellence award finalists named

Surrey Board of Trade Business Excellence Awards set for Nov. 15.

Finalists in the Surrey Board of Trade’s Business Excellence Awards have been announced.

The 14th annual awards, set for Nov. 15, will recognize Surrey’s best businesses in eight categories, as well as pay tribute to Flag Mitsubishi owner Sherrold Haddad, who is retiring after “at least 40, maybe 50 years” in the car dealership business.

Finalists are Complete Home Design, Dale’s Alignment and Brakes,and Milestone Events (one to 10 employees); Frontline Real Estate Services Ltd., Novo Textiles Co. and Reliance Foundry (11-40 employees); and Aggressive Tube Bending, Keywest Asphalt Ltd. and Norwood Packaging Ltd. (41-plus employees)

Not-for-profits are to be honoured in two cateogies: under $500,000 budget (finalists are Child Partnership of Surrey-White Rock, Surrey Christmas Bureau and Surrey Urban Mission) and over $500,000 budget (Alexandra Neighbourhood House, Fraser Valley Real Estate Board and PICS).

In the running for Business Person of the Year are Barry Forbes of Westminster Savings Credit Union, Balraj Mann of Polycrete Restorations and Jason Zanatta of Novo Textiles Co.

New Business of the Year finalists are All Care Medical Centre, Kitply Industries and The Shops at Morgan Crossing.

The Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award will go to either Michael Cheng (WittyCookie), Julian DeSchutter (The DeSchutter Group) or Sukhi Sangha (Sangha’s Learning Centre).

The awards ceremony, to take place at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, is to take the form of an Academy Awards-style dinner. Set for 6-10 p.m., tickets are $105 each or $1,000 for a table of 10.

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