Champion wins provincial award

A pair of local businesses were recognized at the Alberta Chambers Awards Night Feb. 26.

Champion Petfoods was nominated for and won the Marketing Award of Distinction, their third Alberta Chambers Award in as many years. They were nominated along with Cerulean Boutique of St. Albert, Revolution Auto Group of Grande Prairie, and The Home Team of Medicine Hat.

Champion previously won the Premier’s Award of Distinction in 2015, and the Export Award of Distinction in 2014.

Smith Music was up for the Youth Employer of the Year for the second year in a row. Smith Music was nominated along with Integra Engineering Ltd. of Lloydminster, NorthWest Fabricators Ltd. of Athabasca, Valard Construction LP of Edmonton. Smith was also nominated for the Premier’s Award of Distinction, the highlight award of the evening, and one Champion walked away with in 2015. Although Smith Music did not take either award, they were one of only five companies in the province in the running for the Premier’s Award of Distinction.

– Town of Morinville Photo

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