The nomination period has closed and it’s on with the show.
The revived Golden Brush Awards for 2018 are taking place Saturday, Nov. 3 from 6-10 p.m. at the Sawmill Taphouse & Grill Events Centre. There will be a dinner, silent auction and awards.
“First and foremost, it’s party time,” said Roy Summerhayes, a member of the board of directors with the Chemainus & District Chamber of Commerce that’s organizing the event. “We’re there to have fun.”
Numerous other sponsors have come on board to support the event.
Tickets are $50 per person, available at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Centre, 49th Parallel Grocery, Island Savings Credit Union and Riot Brewing Co. Dress is business/casual.
The seven categories of awards include: Outstanding Customer Service; Not-for-Profit of the Year, Business or Society; Business of the Year (1-10 employees); Business of the Year (11-19 employees); Business of the Year (20+ employees); Young Entrepreneur; and Volunteer of the Year.
Some of the many outstanding businesses and individuals in the area will be recognized in the community celebration.
“Chemainus is a great place to do business,” summed up Summerhayes.