Whistler Excellence Awards tonight

Six awards to be handed at at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler

The winners of the inaugural Whistler Excellence Awards will be announced tonight (July 6) at a black-tie event hosted by the 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 in six categories are vying for citizen of the year, business person of the year, the business and the arts award, sustainability in action business award, innovative business of the year award and service excellence award.

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

Stay tuned to The Question tonight for coverage of the results.

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