Ernie’s Used Auto Parts was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Castlegar and District Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards on Saturday.
Mayor Kirk Duff presented the award to owners Stuart, Maryanne and Christopher Ady. The salvage yard has been operating since 1974.
Other winners included:
Business Person of the Year: Collin Ludwar Affolter Financial
Business Excellence: Sun Life Financial
Customer Service Excellence: Humble Bean Coffee Co.
The Green Award: Tailout Brewing
Professional Service: Head 2 Toe Holistic Health Clinic
Contractor of the Year: PNT Contracting
Tourism Development: Castlegar Sculpturewalk
Young Entrepreneur Award: Hedin Nelson-Chorney
Community Social Award: Habitat for Humanity – Castlegar Restore
Home Based Business Award: Into the Wild Off Leash Adventures
Restaurant Award: The Lion’s Head Smoke & Brew Pub
Manager of the Year: Shaun Bates, Lions Head Pub
Innovator of the Year Award: Kalesnikoff Lumber Co. Ltd.
The Board of Directors Choice Award: Mallard’s Source for Sports