Meaford Chamber of Commerce 24th Annual Community Awards – Nominations

MCOC AGM-Community Awards-Trivia Night poster 2022


The Meaford Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the nominees for this year’s Community Awards. It is important to recognize our local stars that are vital to our community, and we are grateful for the generous supporters who have sponsored these awards, as well as those many individuals who have recognized local people, groups, and businesses by submitting nominations for our eight award categories.

MCOC AGM-Community Awards-Trivia Night poster 2022

The 2022 Nominees are:

Agribusiness Award (sponsored by Bruce Street Technologies Limited): Davison Bakery, Good Family Farms

Business Owner of the Year Award (sponsored by the Meaford BIA): Elaine McLeod, Fran Wensley – Franny’s Mercato, Jaquie Rushlow – The Keep Refillery: Meaford, Megan Fisher – The Kitchen, Lisa Holmes – L’apothicaire Botanique, Nancy Ellis – Simply Unique

Customer Service Award (sponsored by Knights’ Home Building Centre): Alex Gas Bar, Bespoke by Carol, Craig Gallery, Julia White & Associates – cooperators, Leeky Canoe, Maggie + Dix, Simply Unique, This n’ That

Farmer of the Year (sponsored by Earth Power Tractors and Equipment Inc.): Julie and Ethan Higginson

Most Improved Business Award (sponsored by BrokerLink Insurance): Amici, E&R Bulk, Eggcitement Bistro, Grey Heron, Julia White & Associates – cooperators, The Kitchen, L’apothicaire Botanique, Maggie Dix, Meaford Social, Pampered Paw Spa, SCP Centre

The Peter Francis Memorial Award (sponsored by Meaford Chamber of Commerce): Judy Ward, Lorraine Bowhey

Special Merit Award (sponsored by Municipality of Meaford): Families for Autism, Imagine Meaford, Kiwanis Club, Meaford Culture Foundation Tourism Award (sponsored by Bayview Escarpment Fine Furniture & Carpentry): Grandma Lambe’s, The Keep Refillery: Meaford, Ted’s Range Road Diner

After two years of Covid restrictions, the Chamber is looking forward to returning to a live event and excited to combine this year’s Awards Presentations as part of an entertaining evening at Meaford Hall.

The event will include the Annual General Meeting, a Trivia Night and a presentation by Keynote Speaker, Rob Voigt, Director of Development for the Municipality of Meaford, as he outlines the latest updates on the Official Plan and the many new developments coming to Meaford.

Finally, this event will also serve as a kick-off to the Chamber’s annual Online Auction and will feature a thank you to MPP, Bill Walker, for his years of service to our area. Mr. Walker has graciously offered to auction off an item that evening.

Join us as we celebrate our Community Stars! Tickets are available through the Meaford Hall at For more information, please contact the Meaford Chamber of Commerce at 519-538-1640.


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