Business Awards

2017 Business of the Year Awards

Real People | Real Growth

The public is invited to come celebrate the award winning businesses & all of those so deservingly nominated.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Community Hall, 4810 Womacks Rd

6:00 – 7:00 pm: Business Showcase & Cocktails
7:00 – 9:00 pm: Awards Presentation Ceremony

The Town of Blackfalds Economic Development & Tourism Committee and the Blackfalds & District Chamber of Commerce proudly present the 2017 Business of the Year Awards.

Nominations closed on September 29, 2017 and the volunteer vetting panel now has the difficult task of reviewing the hundreds of nomination submissions and selecting this year’s winning businesses.

Congratulations to the 37 deserving Blackfalds businesses that received nominations this year!


The public is invited to come out to celebrate all of the nominated businesses and the winners at the Awards Presentation Ceremony at the Community Centre, 4810 Womacks Rd, on Thursday, October 19.

A-1 Max Convenience Store Blackfalds Shell Main Street Hardware
A & W Blackfalds Veterinary Hospital Mainstreet Muscle Therapy
Active Edge Muscle Therapy Boston Pizza Microtel Inn & Suites
ACN Cleaning Broadway Liquor Nurture Salon & Spa
After the Grind Co-op Gas Bar Peaceful Patch Quilt Shoppe
Akyre Aesthetics Crawford Heating & Plumbing Resolve Bar & Grill
Beyond Dance Dancer’s Edge Rootz Hair Design
Blackfalds Bottle Depot The Floral Boutique Sabrina’s Pizzeria
Blackfalds Chiropractic Centre Focus Family Chiropractic Taste Budz Food Truck & Catering
Blackfalds Eye Care Granden Auto Tiki Sun Studio
Blackfalds Gas & Wash Happy Camper Children’s Boutique Van de Vosse Financial Services / Sunlife
Blackfalds IGA Kids 3 Daycare
Blackfalds Professional Pharmacy Little Star Playschool

2016 Award Winners!

Retail Business of the Year: The Floral Boutique, owner is Lindsey Dowler.

Community Spirit Business of the Year: Blackfalds Bottle Depot, manager is Brent Swanson.

Service Businesses of the Year:

  • Blackfalds Gas & Wash. Owner is Ryan Jeske
  • Microtel Inn & Suites. Manger is Heather Wormington
  • Blackfalds Boston Pizza. Owner is Sue Grubjesic

2015 Award Winners!

Left to Right:
Kevin Hallet (Chamber Vice-President), Carlene Kowalchuk (Chamber President), Chrystal and Craig Smith (Nuture Salon and Spa), Rani Larios and Melody Holland (Highway Angels), Jacinta Gavin and Cole George (Sik Session), Gord Fehr and Denise Sumner

blackfalds chamber of commerce

Retail Business of the Year:
Sik Session
The Retail Business of the Year award is issued to the business offering the customer a wonderful all around experience. Great selection of quality products and service with a smile is a key element in this category.
Service Business of the Year:
Highway Angels
The Service Business of the Year award is issued to the business offering exceptional service in and outside of their walls. Willing to help their customers find exactly what they are looking for and exceeding their expectations is what defines this category.
Community Spirit Business of the Year:
Nurture Salon and Spa
The Community Spirit Business of the Year has a pulse on what is going on in the community and is willing to get involved. They develop strong relationships with customers and other businesses to know what type of support is needed and how they can help.

2014 Award Winners!

  • Peaceful Patch Quilt Shoppe
  • Alpen Dental
  • Blackfalds Farmers’ Market

2014 Blackfalds Business Award Winners