Golden Brush Awards in Chemainus taking place Nov. 3

Tickets now on sale as community gathers to honour outstanding businesses and individuals

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.

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