2021 Community Awards Recipients
On Thursday October 21, 2021 the Renfrew & Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Annual Community Awards Celebration to recognize businesses and individuals that have demonstrated outstanding customer service, community involvement and notable achievements. The awards celebration began with a social hour. The Master of Ceremonies for the evening was Tom Sidney and Carol-Ann Adams. “The Chamber is delighted to host this annual event which celebrates our outstanding community,” “Congratulations to all of the Nominees and Award Recipients.”
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Renfrew Chamber president Tom Sidney presents the Youth of the Year award to Wendy Narezny, mother of Alexa who is at York studying film production.
Chamber President Tom Sidney, right, presents the President’s Award to Ottawa Valley Coffee owners, from right, Josh Curley, Lisa Grisons and staff member Alex Forster.
Renfrew Citizen of the Year Ken Dillabough, second from left, is joined by Protyre’s, from left, Glen Springer, Butch Villamere and Stephanie English. Protyre won an award for Outstanding Business Achievement.
The Local Hero Award was presented to Renfrew Victoria Hospital’s COVID-19 Renfrew & Area Vaccine Rollout Team. From left are Chris Ferguson, Julia Boudreau, Kate Gahan, Melissa Gourley and Tania MacGregor.
Chamber Vice-President Carol-Ann Adams, left, presents Tanya and Chris Wojcik with the Inclusive Employer Champion award.
Citizen of the Year Ken Dillabough is joined by Renfrew and Area Chamber of Commerce President Tom Sidney, Delaine Collin of Chartwell Quail Creek and Vice-President Carol-Ann Adams.
Julie Villamere, centre, of ontrac is the Chamber Member of the Year.
Christina Ouellet, left, and Ben Oakes, right, present brothers James, left, and Chris Briscoe of The Warehouse, with the BIA Member of the Year award
Chamber President Tom Sidney presents the Artist of the Year award to Diana Wakely.