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Andria Nominated for ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’

Holy smokes, Haliburton: two local businesses are nominated for a big provincial business award and we are one of them!

Every year for the past 25 years, Community Futures Ontario has held this competition. Nominations pour in from the 61 development corporations across the province for three awards.

We are so proud to be standing alongside The Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners Associations, which is nominated for the “Innovation and Community Economic Development” award. We’re up for “Entrepreneur of the Year”.

In addition to being nominees in our respective categories, we are also eligible to receive the Member’s Choice Award, should we receive the most votes. So please vote!

Andria nominated for “entrepreneur of the year” award

Nominees in this category have:

  • illustrated innovation in business practice

  • built their businesses with resources at hand

  • responded to changes, challenges and opportunities

  • demonstrated positive employment and economic outcomes in the community

A video presentation about the winning entrepreneur’s business will be shown at the award presentation ceremony taking plan on September 20th. The winner will also receive a crystal trophy and a cash prize of $350.

Awards of Excellence 

Awards of Excellence recognizes businesses in each of the following two categories: 1) Collaboration on Innovation 2) Community Economic Development Project

The criteria are relevance and accountability to the goals of the CFDC; a proven track record of at least one year, and the business has to have made a measurable impact such as job creation or innovation.

Please cast your vote for us both now!

Voting is open now and closes at 4pm on Friday, August 10.


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