SCBEX list features record number of nominees

A record number of businesses, organizations and individuals have earned nominations for the 20th anniversary edition of the Swift Current Business Excellence Awards (SCBEX).

The 2017 list of SCBEX nominees features 79 nominees in eight categories. There are a total of 65 businesses nominated in six categories, along with eight non for profit nominees, and six people in the running for Citizen of the Year.

The list unveiled this morning by the Swift Current and District Chamber of Commerce is:
Start-up/New Business
(nine nominees)
Olea Oil & Vinegar Tasting Room
Better You SC
Brandon Wiebe Graphic Design
Wine 4 You
Get A Clue Escape Room
Dishful Gourmet
Khadra’s Table
ETG Commodities
JAG Landscaping & Yard Maintenance

Not For Profit
(eight nominees)
Kiwanis Club of Swift Current
Southwest Newcomer Welcome Centre
Swift Current Ag & Ex
South Saskatchewan Pride
Swift Current United Way
Partners in Employment
Canadian Mental Health Association – Swift Current Branch

Employer of Person(s) with Disabilities
(11 nominees)
Ashley Home Store
Canadian Mental Health Association – Swift Current Branch
Giant Tiger
KIVA Studio
Swift Current Broncos
Service Master Clean
Living Sky Casino
Pioneer Co-operative Association
Golden West Radio

Small Business
(22 nominees)
Auto 1 Car Care
Farmer’s Daughter
NuWest Interiors
Yours Trulee
Fusion Hair + Body + Shop
Maygen Louise Hair & Makeup Artistry
After Forever Tattoo & Removal
Dynamic Electrical
Chinook Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
Sputtergotch Toy Company
PSI Contracting
Hair Karma
Glass Slipper Spa
Top Gun Mechanical
Alexandre Electric
Wildflower Florist
The Landing Studio
Unforgettable You Bridal Shoppe
5 Point Electric
Gordon’s Light Delivery

Citizen of the Year
(six nominees)
Dr. Tara Lee
Cindy Lowe
Susie Eidem
Devon Oman
Shann Gowan
Larry Johnson

Medium Business
(six nominees)
Voth’s Brandsource
Dairy King
Great West Auto Electric
Central Avenue Physiotherapy
Swift Current Building Supplies

Large Business
(10 nominees)
Buffalo Brew Pub
Stark & Marsh
Standard Motors Auto Body
Tim Hortons
B&A Petroleum
Bridal Builders
Living Sky Casino
Ag Growth International

Home Based Business
(seven nominees)
JAG Landscaping & Yard Maintenance
Elli-Belle Photography
Artistic Nail Studio – Karrie Dahl
Nu Skin – Tracy Chanig Hansen
Food Craft by Sarah Galvin
Imagine Immigration & Consulting Services
Paula McGuigan Professional Painter

A mixer for the nominees will be held on Tuesday, October 2 at the Great Plains College Auditorium where the shortlist finalists will be announced.