Business awards night planned

This gala event brings together individuals, business, government and non-profit organizations.

Community Futures Boundary and the Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce are pleased to host the 16th annual Business Excellence and Community Awards celebration.

This gala event brings together individuals, business, government and non-profit organizations. “It is a great opportunity to recognize business excellence, while continuing to encourage the entrepreneurial spirit of the Boundary Region,” commented Wendy McCulloch, general manager of Community Futures Boundary. This year’s event will also include the Exceptional Volunteer Service Awards sponsored by the City of Grand Forks.

“We invite you to join us in recognizing the individuals who make a difference in the Boundary region. Award recipients will be selected by nominations from the community and announced on Oct. 15, 2015 at the Grand Forks Curling Rink,” she said.

Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 5 p.m. with awards presentations at 6 p.m. Due to seating limitations, tickets must be reserved in advance by contacting Community Futures Boundary at 250-442-2722.

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