Ten local businesses have been nominated in the Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards.
The 18th annual awards, to be held on Jan. 25 in Victoria, includes 88 finalists. The awards celebrate the best of business on the Island for the year.
In Parksville, Bayview Custom Motorcycles, Bread & Honey Food Company, Close to You Ladies Fashions, M&N Mattress Shop Ltd. and Nurture Collective are nominated.
In Qualicum Beach, Arbutus Dental Clinic, Qualicum Beach Inn and Alcove Homegrown Living are nominated.
In French Creek, Salt and Harrow is nominated and Nanoose Bay-based business Mid Island Computer Enterprises is also nominated.
Black Press is a sponsor for the awards this year.
— NEWS Staff