CHBA-CI hands out awards and honours longtime members

The Central Interior chapter of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association held its annual Awards of Excellence gala on May 15 at Colombo Lodge, east of downtown.

Sponsored by FortisBC, the gala celebrated longtime association members and those who go above and beyond to contribute back to the residential building industry.

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“This event is our chance as an association to thank and recognize our member companies who continue to make positive contributions towards our association and residential building industry as a whole” said Rose Choy, the CHBA-CI’s executive officer.

Awards were presented to recipients in the following categories:

• Five-Year Member Milestone Award: Finning Canada, Fresh Inc., Green Emerald Construction, Kamlands Holdings Ltd., Pache Builders Ltd., Rivershore RAM, Tyler Meade Photography, Vanderstad Construction Inc., Visual Signs & Printing;

• 10-Year Member Milestone Award: B.A. Robinson Lighting and Bath Centre, Creekside Plumbing Ltd., Gabion Wall Systems Ltd., Kellermeier Contracting Ltd., Mona Murray Personal Real Estate Corporation, River City Rock Products Ltd., Smart Homes by SA Electric, Snow-Terra Investments Ltd, Stoney-Creek Contracting Ltd., Wilderness Customer Homes B.C. Inc.;

• 15-Year Member Milestone Award: City Furniture & Appliances (Kamloops) Ltd., Shaw Communications Inc., Warner Rentals Ltd.;

• 20-Year Member Milestone Award: Hillside Contracting, Thompson-Nicola Regional District, Travelers Insurance Company of Canada;

• 25-Year Member Milestone Award: A&T Project Developments Inc., Kamloops This Week;

• 30-Year Member Milestone Award: Rona Home Centre Ltd.;

• 50-Year Member Milestone Award: Excel Industries Ltd. and Plainsman Group of Companies;

• Handshake Award (Builder/Developer/Renovator), in recognition of those who have worked with the largest number of CHBA-CI members over the calendar year: A&T Project Developments Inc.;

• Handshake Award (Non-Builder/Developer/Renovator), in recognition of those who have worked with the largest number of CHBA-CI members over the calendar year: Motivo Design Group Inc.;

• Maple Leaf Award, in recognition of dedication and service to the association: Gary Gow

• Lifetime Community Builder Award, in recognition of outstanding contributions to the residential construction industry in Kamloops: Jim Thomson of Plainsman Group of Companies. Thomson has been involved with the CHBA for at least 30 years and has served as a president at the local, provincial and national CHBA level.

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