Smithers District Chamber of Commerce

Business Awards 2014

Night of glitz and glamour combining denim and diamonds

MC Dustin Treaner sports fashions from Rayz Board Shop, including the shoes he's showing off.

Chamber President, Colin Bateman, was dressed for the occasion in fashions from Mark's Work Wearhouse. He looks smashing.

Thanks to Bulkley Valley WHolesale for sponsoring the Candy Buffet

Over 200 attended the Awards Event

Denim and Diamonds was the Awards Event Theme

Denim and Diamonds was the Awards Event Theme

Local Fashion stores dressed Chamber Special Guests at this year's awards. MC Dustin Treaner was dressed for the occasion, in fashionable denim attire, by Rayz Board Shop, as was the lovely partner of the Mayor, Michelle Larstone; Mayor Bachrach and Pat Gallagher (husband of the Chamber manager) looked amazing in fabulous outfits supplied by Mainerz; the Chamber President, Colin Bateman, looked smashing (British-style) in fashions supplied by Mark's Work Wearhouse (now located in the newly renovated retail space in the Smithers Mall); Susan Bundock of the Chamber, looked beautiful in an outfit, and lots of bling, supplied by Barb's Bodacious Boutique; and Tourism Smithers Gladys Atrill came adorned in amazing jewellery supplied by Heartstrings.

Sharon Carrington's tunes filled the air at this year's "Denim and Diamonds"--themed Community and Business Awards.

Thanks to BV Wholesale for sponsoring the Candy Buffet; Carter's Jewellers for the fun "Dig for the Diamond" at the Denim and Diamond's Shooter Bar area at this year's Community and Business Awards.

Stoney Stoltenberg is all blinged up for the Denim and Diamonds evetn. Thanks for his years of service as the Regional District Area A director. Mark Fisher takes over for the next four years.

Thanks to Lori and Patrick for coming out and sharing their delicious cheese samples from their new business, Whistler Road Cheese Company. Ymm.

A list of category finalists at the Awards Night Photo area.

Dave Harris from Dawn 2 Dusk was the recepient of this year's Environmentally Friendly Award.

You are able to connect with people so easily here. It’s a progressive little town with a vibrant business community and such open minded, friendly people.

-Julie Hoddinott, Owner, The Designery

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