Citizen of Year, other award nominees named

The finalists have been announced for the Whistler Excellence Awards, a new awards program that joins together some of the community's most prestigious local awards in one gala event.

Citizen of the Year, Business Person of the Year, the Business and the Arts award and others will be presented on July 6 at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. The Whistler Excellence Awards are presented by the Whistler Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Whistler, the Whistler Arts Council and the Whistler Centre for Sustainability.

A total of 17 finalists have been named in six award categories:

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR:
Alix Nicoll

Brad Sills

Sue Adams

BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR:
Danielle Kristmanson, Origin Design + Communications

Paul Mathews, Ecosign Mountain Resort Planners

Wayne Katz, Gone Eatery, Moguls Coffee House and Zogs Dogs

BUSINESS AND THE ARTS AWARD:
Burnt Stew Computer Solutions, Kendra Mazzei

TD Canada Trust, John Nadeau

SERVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD
Lush Handmade Cosmetics

Sundial Boutique Hotel

Upper Village Market

INNOVATIVE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
Nonna Pia's Gourmet Sauces

Prior Skis and Snowboards

RTown Communications

SUSTAINABILITY IN ACTION BUSINESS AWARD
RDC Finehomes

Whistler Community Services Society

Ziptrek Ecotours

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