Glassies nominees announced

Parksville Chamber of Commerce awards March 4

Kevin Clayton was last year's Citizen of the Year.

PARKSVILLE — Who will it be?

Who will win a Glassie?

The list of nominees for the 2010 Parksville community awards — known as the Glassies — has been released. It’s a teaser for the March 4 presentation at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre, hosted by the Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce.

An independent nominations review panel was drawn from a wide cross-section of individuals across the district representing the business, community and civic perspectives. The review panel selected those nominees that truly met the motivation for the award.

Here’s the nominees:

Volunteer

• Kay Burgoyne

• Aileen Fabris

• Bruce Walton

Customer Service

• Jonathan Michaels – Geeks on the Beach

• Amanda Foucault – Tigh-Na-Mara Resort

• Carol Dobson – PetMania

Community Builder

• Laura Knickle – Building Learning Together

• Rough Diamonds

• Blain Sepos – Oceanside Tourism Association

Enviromental Sustainability

• Super Craft Star

• Canadian Electric

• The Beach Club Resort

Entrepreneur

• Bread and Honey Café

• Smashing Glass & Anything Art Co.

• Genesis Boxing

Business

• Coastal Colour Printing

• Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

• Tigh-Na-Mara Resort

Youth of the Year

• Regional District of Nanaimo Youth Recreation Strategic Planning youth steering members (Taylor Chestnut, Konnar Boorman, Alana la Charite

• Fahlon Smith

• Jasmine Smith

Citizen

• Carrie Powell Davidson

• Rose & Don Brittain

• Tom Lewis

For tickets to The Glassies, pick them up at Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce, 1275 East Island Highway.

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