Sarnia-Lambton area businesses honoured

On Friday, Oct. 12, the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Outstanding Business Achievement Awards Gala at the Imperial Theatre.

Below is a full list of winners and nominees.

sponsored by Cargill Ltd

  • High Park Company
  • Hog Wild Farms
  • Penta TMR
  • Podolinsky Equipment Ltd. (winner)
  • Sipkens Nurseries

Business of the Year
sponsored by Scotiabank

  • Dragonfly Media
  • Guardian Real Estate Management
  • Nova Chemicals (winner)
  • Royal Protective Services Sarnia

Cool Place to Work
sponsored by TMRRW Inc

  • Blackwater Coffee Company
  • EXIT Realty Twin Bridges (winner)
  • Rally Engineering
  • Rebound
  • TWD Technologies
  • The Painted Cat

Exporter of the Year
sponsored by Global Affairs

  • AG Event Graphics (winner)
  • New England Arbors
  • Zen Yarn Garden

Health Safety and Environmental Leadership
sponsored by Sarnia Lambton Environmental Association
and Industial Education Cooperative

  • Ontario Choice Tree Service
  • Terrapure Environmental  (winner)

sponsored by Cogeco

  • Children’s Aid Society of Sarnia Lambton
  • Goodwill
  • Grace United Church
  • Helen Lomax Pathways & Transitions  (winner)
  • RBC

Marketing and Promotions
sponsored by Bluewater Power

  • FortyHours
  • Greg’s Auto Detailing
  • PM Entertainment Group & Foundation  (winner)

sponsored by Lehder

  • Family Counselling Centre
  • Lambton Elderly Outreach
  • Safe Communities Sarnia-Lambton
  • Sarnia Community Foundation  (winner)
  • Twin Bridges NPLC
  • Workplace Group

Outstanding Customer Service – Business
sponsored by RBC Royal Bank

  • A Taste of Britain
  • Big Fish
  • Bluewater Hearing  (winner)
  • Deb’s Shoe Gallery
  • Math Plus Tutors
  • Young Drivers of Canada – Sarnia
  • Tourism Sarnia-Lambton
  • Mortgage Wellness
  • Freshii
  • Skin Glow Aesthetic Boutique
  • LBM Consulting/Selectpath

Social Responsibility
sponsored by Pinchin Ltd

  • Bushido Sing Judo/Jiu-jitsu Club
  • Lambton College  (winner)
  • Preferred Towing
  • Sarnia Green Drinks

sponsored by CIBC

  • Cogeco
  • Leadwave (tied – winner)
  • Corporation of the City of Sarnia  (tied – winner)

Business Leadership

sponsored by Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership

  • Julie Jenkins, EXIT Realty Twin Bridges
  • Judith Morris, Lambton College  (winner)
  • Bill Yurchuk, Lambton Elderly Outreach
  • Lindsay Davey, Tiny Tots Sensory Baby Toys & Sewing Club

sponsored by Sarnia Lambton Business Development Corporation

  • Adaleah Lacey, Adaleah Lacey Photography
  • Dean Haldenby, Haldenby Financial Group
  • Liwordson Vijayabalan, TMRRW  (winner)


Member of the Year
sponsored by Imperial Theatre

  • Dave Watson, Goodwill  (winner)
  • Michael John Kooy, RBC Dominion Securities


Outstanding Customer Service – Individual
sponsored by Air Canada

  • Dave Duguay, Blackwater Coffee Company  (winner)
  • Donna Paddock, Danske Industries
  • Christian Willemsen, The Co-operators
  • David Burrows, The Show with David Burrows
  • Caroline Bekkers, Canadian Cancer Society
  • Aaron Deactis, DeGroot’s Nurseries
  • Danielle Edgar, Lambton Pharmacy
  • David Pugh, Ontario Choice Tree Service
  • Cara Quinn, Skin Glow Aesthetic Boutique
  • Alexa Pape, Young Drivers of Canada – Sarnia
  • Luc Berube, Leadwave


Chamber Champion
sponsored by Past Presidents

  • Franco Filia, Co-operators  (winner)
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