The Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce business awards were held at the Ponoka Legion Oct. 25. Photos by Emily Jaycox

PHOTOS: Business award winners and photos

Winners, balloon draw and horse race

Award nominees were treated to a decadent evening Oct. 25 at the Ponoka Legion during the 2019 Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce business awards. In the end, however, only a few could leave with some hardware.

The winners were:

Small Business: Flowers For You.

Medium Business: Siding 14 Brewery.

Large Business: Phase 3 Electric.

Agricultural Business: Ponoka Veterinary Clinic.

Industrial Business: Under Pressure Line Jetting

Non-Profit Business: Ponoka Youth Centre.

Business Person: was a tie between Kim Green of Altitude Spa and Dental Hygiene and Kathy Masters of Ponoka Health Foods.

Customer Service Person: Ida Buryniuk of Gord’s No Frills.

The awards were followed by a balloon draw, a horse race, and live entertainment from Tap 9.

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Small Business of the Year, Carol Dunne, Flowers For You, with chamber president Barry Grant. Photos by Emily Jaycox

Business Person of the Year was a tie between Kim Green, left, of Altitude Spa and Dental Hygiene and Kathy Masters of Ponoka Health Foods.

Large Business of the Year, Bruce Ordze, Phase 3 Electric.

Industrial Business of the Year was awarded to Lee Anne and Steve Wass, Under Pressure Line Jetting. Left, is presenter Gary Colyn, Sommer Home Hardware, 2018 Large Business.

Non-profit Business of the Year - Ponoka Youth Centre. Accepted by staff and board members.

Customer Service Person of the Year - Ida Buryniuk (middle, Gord’s No Frills). Presented by Terri Shimenosky from Telus.

Medium Business of the Year, Anika Pierik and Casey Staple, Siding 14 Brewery.

Clayton West from Ponoka Veterinary Clinic accepts the Agricultural Business of the Year award.

Businesses bid for the chance to jockey a “horse.” Here Trevor Feragen of Legacy Ford crosses the finish line, triumphant.

Tap 9 provided live entertainment for the remainder of the evening.

A table checks their scratchers to see if they won anything after the balloon pop.

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