The Weyburn Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists for the 2021 WEYBEX Awards presented by Prairie Sky Co-op, on Friday, June 11. These finalists personify the excellence and success of Weyburn’s business community.
After a rigorous adjudication process, 12 finalists were selected for their excellent business strategies in five categories. The finalists were judged on their application and supporting documents, with strong attention to unique business achievement and engagement.
In the Community Involvement Award category, sponsored by SaskEnergy, the finalists are: DSI Contracting, NSWB Law Firm and Weyburn Oilwomen’s Association.
In the Business Leader of the Year Award category, sponsored by Ramada and Canalta, the finalist is Don Shumlich, CEO of the Weyburn Credit Union.
In the Golden Service Award category, sponsored by MNP, the finalists are: Barber Motors and RP Automotive.
In the Business Hall of Fame category, sponsored by the Weyburn Credit Union, the finalists are: RP Automotive, Don’s Plumbing & Heating, and East Wey Auto Body.
In the New or Expanded Business Award category, sponsored by Community Futures Sunrise the finalists are: Mryglod Steel and Metal, Fido’s Place Doggy Daycare and Training Centre, and DSI Contracting.
The Business of the Year Award will be selected from the winners of the following categories: Golden Service, Community Involvement and New or Expanded Business.
The Weyburn Chamber of Commerce presents biennially the WEYBEX Awards to celebrate business excellence in our community. However, 2020 was cancelled due to COVID-19, but we still needed to recognize our communities’ businesses throughout the tough year.
For 2021, the WEYBEX Awards can be viewed live virtually on: http://myaccess.ca/live/weybex or on Access7 Community Channel.