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Local Businesses Were Honored Yesterday.

Big Island Drive In


Urban Trends


Ped's Threads


Rubi's Outdoors




The Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Community Futures Greenstone presented this year’s business awards yesterday.


This year’s recipients of the Business Excellence Awards presented by Chamber President Karen MacKinnon and Past President Dianne Russell were Urban Trendz owned and operated by Randi-Lynn Anderson, Big Island Drive In owned and operated by Dawn and Dan Hlady and Ped’s Threads owned and operated by Cindi Pedwell for their contribution and commitment to our community.


Alannah Skot owner of Rubi’s Outdoor is the recipient of the Emerging Entrepreneur Award.  She has been involved in tourism initiatives and working as a mentor to other young entrepreneurs.


The joint committee of Greenstone and Chamber members also selects a recipient for the Community Ambassador Award for an organization that contributes to the betterment of the community and this year’s recipient  is the Reminder newspaper.


The presentations were part of the Infusion Entrepreneurship Conference.  Greenstone’s Becky Cianflone reports they had 85 attendees from Winnipeg, Thompson, The Pas, Cranberry Portage, Creighton, Denare Beach and Flin Flon along with eleven entrepreneurship students from Northlands College in Creighton and four guest speakers under the theme Retrain Your Brain.


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