Still time to vote for your favourites

Online balloting closes Tuesday for the Best of the West Shore awards

Voting for the Best of the West Shore Awards closes Tuesday

If you haven’t gone online to vote for your favourite businesses and activities, there’s still a few days left to make your nominations known for the 2016 Best of the West Shore awards.

Presented jointly by the WestShore Chamber of Commerce and the News Gazette and sponsored by Peninsula Co-Op, Best of the West Shore spotlights those area companies that residents feel have provided exemplary service and/or products, and those sports and recreation opportunities that offer visitors a memorable experience.

“It recognizes the best and the brightest of the West Shore

and it’s a great opportunity to showcase all of the amazing organizations that we have, and the favourite community places,” says Julie Lawlor, executive director of the Chamber.

The voting has been extended through Tuesday, Sept. 27. Be sure to head over to bowsa2016.ca to nominate your favourites. By doing so, you’ll be entered to win a night’s stay at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Colwood.

The finalists and the category winners will be announced at the Best of the West Shore gala Oct. 26 at Olympic View Golf Club. Tickets for the event will go on sale once the results of the nominations are known.

Cast your votes at bowsa2016.ca or for more information, contact the WestShore Chamber of Commerce at 250-478-1130.

editor@goldstreamgazette.com

Just Posted

Victoria Police seize drugs, replica firearms and $50,000 in cash after searching Victoria home

A property in the 600-block of Manchester Avenue is focus of investigation

Saanich resident leads crusade against cigarettes in B.C. drugstores

Province allows drugstores to sell cigarettes and some feel policy should change, retailers disagree

VICTORIA FRINGE FEST: There’s always something new to discover on stage

33rd annual live theatre festival has numerous styles and topics to choose from

Federal government funds 60 ‘micro-loft’ rental units set to open on Fort Street

The Sawyer Block at 840 Fort St. will house affordable units and a small amount of retail space

PHOTOS: India Mela celebrates culture, dance and food

The annual downtown event brought culture and fun together

Greater Victoria wanted list for the week of Aug. 23

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Groovy wedding a throwback to Woodstock ‘69

Couple hosts themed wedding 50 years after legendary festival

Clean the house, prep for your next trip: Tips to nix the post-vacation blues

48 per cent of travellers are already stressed about ‘normal life’ while still on their trip

Vancouver Island senior found safe with help from six search and rescue teams

Wayne Strilesky found safe in thick brush in north Nanaimo

More women may need breast cancer gene test, U.S. guidelines say

Recommendations aimed at women who’ve been treated for BRCA-related cancers and are now cancer-free

Couple could go to jail for taking 88 lbs. of Italian sand

Pair said they didn’t know it was illegal to take the sand, which is protected as a public good

Bodies of two missing Surrey men found near Ashcroft: RCMP

Ryan Provencher and Richard Scurr have been missing since July 17

Most Read