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2020 Business of the Year finalists announced

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From the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce

The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce announced the 2020 Business of the Year Awards finalists today. An independent adjudication committee comprised of local business leaders selected 15 finalists from more than 93 nominations in this annual celebration of business excellence.

“The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce along with our 850 members would like to congratulate a record number of nominees in this year’s Business of the Year Awards. To the finalists in each category, you have displayed exemplary innovation and resourcefulness in a year that has truly been challenging. For that, you and your staff should be very proud,” commented Rick More, CEO.

In the 1-10 full-time equivalent employees’ category – Craft Beer Nation, KCB Cabinets & Renovations and RT Heating & Air Conditioning.

For the 11-20 full-time equivalent employees’ category – Berry Architecture & Associates, C & C H20 Inc. and Stride Physiotherapy and Wellness

In the 21 or more full-time equivalent employees’ category – Bo’s Bar & Stage, Prime Boiler Services and Troubled Monk

For the Young Entrepreneur category – Paige Koster Photography, Penhold IGA and Sol Invictus Energy Services

And the Non-Profit Award category –Red Deer Hospice Society, The Lending Cupboard Society of Alberta and Volunteer Central

Businesses are nominated by the public before undertaking a comprehensive interview process completed by Pivotal LLP. The adjudication committee then evaluates the interviews on the criteria of people and clients, profit and growth, community involvement and global community and sustainability. As an outcome of this process, winners are determined with the results sealed and embargoed until the awards ceremony.

The 2020 Business of the Year Awards will be held October 21st at the Cambridge Hotel. Tickets can be purchased online at reddeerchamber.com for $85/person.

The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce is a collaborative leader in building a vibrant community and fosters an environment where businesses can lead, be innovative, sustainable, and grow.

After 15 years as a TV reporter with Global and CBC and as news director of RDTV in Red Deer, Duane set out on his own 2008 as a visual storyteller. During this period, he became fascinated with a burgeoning online world and how it could better serve local communities. This fascination led to Todayville, launched in 2016.

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Business spotlight: MCG careers

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This week’s Business Spotlight shines on MCG careers; This amazing company is helping Albertans get back to work! They offer many programs geared at getting their clients into good employment. all services are at no cost!

When did your business open? 

MCG has been around since 1989. This office opened for business June 1st, 2022, in a new location with new programming.  

 

What makes your business unique? 

Our mission is innovative career development training and human resource services which enable individuals and companies to achieve their full potential.  

 

What are some products/services that you offer?   

Resume/cover letter – resources, professional development recognition programs, communication skills, job search techniques, everything we can do to help people with employment.  

 

Why did you choose Downtown Red Deer as the location for your business?  

Easy access to non-profit and clients 

 

What do you think makes Downtown vibrant?  

The amazing businesses, the people, the history and the no-cost activities 

 

Finish this sentence; I love downtown red deer because… 

Of its history and quaintness. The flowers baskets, street markets and entertainment 

 For more information check out 

MCG Careers | See Good Things

# 105 – 4807 – 50th Ave.

Red Deer,  AB  T4N 4A5

Direct : 403-304-9252

www.mcgcareers.com

 

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Business spotlight: Marlin Travel

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This week’s Business Spotlight shines on Marlin Travel, a travel agency with a fantastic team that will help you achieve the travel you need. 

What is your business?

Marlin Travel

When did your business open?

Proudly serving Red Deer for 50+ years! 

What makes your business unique?

Many specializations such as group travel, Leisure, Corporate, Emergency and awards won throughout the industry.  

What are some products/services that you offer?  

All aspects of travel, Car rentals, HTL, Packages, Adventure, Exotic, Group, Corporate and more

Why did you choose Downtown Red Deer as the location for your business?

Central location to accommodate clients coming to visit us from all directions. 

What do you think makes Downtown vibrant?

Beautiful parks and trail systems, coffee shops and friendly neighbours. 

Visit their website to learn more – Marlin Travel | Agency in Red Deer | 48th & 52nd

or reach out to them on Facebook – Marlin Travel Red Deer | Facebook

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