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Past Events

2019 Business Awards

Stayner Chamber Awards Night was held on June 8th at St Patrick’s Hall in Stayner. The night was a great success with many wonderful businesses and people nominated.  Our chair of the event Fiona Frustaci did a wonderful job of organizing the event.  We would like to thank MMEA Catering for the delicious dinner and all for joining us for a fun night.

Congratulations to all that were nominated and to our winners.

Stayner Chamber Business Recognition Awards  went to:

  • New Business of the Year - Shawn's Cookery

  • Business of the Year - JOY Boutique

  • Entrepreneur of the Year - Troy Disabato

  • Employee of the Year - Cayleigh Jago from A & D Bird Seed & Country Store

  • Volunteer of the Year - David Gee

  • Youth of the Year - Presley James

  • Thomas Stayner Award (Citizen of the Year) - Larry Culham

  • The President’s Award - John & Lisa Squire

2018 Business Awards

The Stayner Chamber of Commerce Business Awards honours our local businesses and citizens for their outstanding contributions to our community and it’s people.

The Business Excellence Awards recognizes and celebrates businesses and individuals who have distinguished themselves by fostering growth, innovation, community service and excellence in their sectors.  They are selected by their peers as a tribute to their achievements.

Thank you to everyone that submitted a nomination form and to those that attended our awards ceremony.  The evening was well attended and a great success.


Stayner Chamber Business Recognition Awards  went to:

  • Thomas Stayner Award: Marion Spellman (Sponsored by Clearview Township)

  • Business Of The Year: Stayner Rental (Sponsored by the Centre for Business and Economic Development)

  • Employee Of The Year: Shirley Somerville & Lorraine Hare (Joint Award) (Sponsored by Huronia Auto Wreckers)

  • New Business Of The Year: Sassenach on 26 (Sponsored by The DanceRoom)

  • Community Builder Award: Judy Hutton (Sponsored by Stayner Lions Club)

  • Youth Of The Year: Amelia Dutka (Sponsored by Clearview Nursery)

  • Entrepreneur Of The Year: Cindy and John Purtill, Artisan Streetscapes (Sponsored by Councillor Shawn Davidson)

  • President's Award: Stayner Rental (Chosen and presented by the Stayner Chamber President)

2017 Business Awards

The Stayner Chamber of Commerce honoured the best of the best!  A celebration hosted by The Stayner Chamber of Commerce to recognize this year’s award winners was held at Sunnidale Corners Halls.  This special event was an evening of dessert and coffee generously provided by MMEA’s and music by the talented Jason Redman.

Stayner Chamber Business Recognition Awards  went to:

  • Chamber President John Squire presenting Mark Bannerman (Manager, TD Canada Trust Bank, Stayner Branch) with the President’s Award

  • Clearview Township Mayor Chris Vanderkruys (Sponsor – Clearview Township) presenting John Squire with the Thomas Stayner Award

  • John Squire, Gillian Fairley (Representative for Centre for Business and Economic Development - Sponsor) and Tim Quinlin  (Reinhart Foods) receiving Business of the Year

  • John Squire, Jennifer Campbell (Director/Owner of The DanceRoom - Sponsor) presenting Amy  Simms (Amy’s Cupcakery) with the New Business of the Year

  • John Squire presenting Madelyn Moneypenny with Youth of the Year Award (Clearview Nursery - Sponsor)

  • Clearview Township Councilor and Award Sponsor Shawn Davidson presenting Troy Disabato (Torn Pages) with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award

  • John Squire,  Educator of the Year to Jennifer Campbell and presenter Tamara Culhum (representing Clearview Outreach -  Sponsor)

  • John Squire with nominees Terry Duits (Forget Me Not Flowers), Janice Weatherall, Carol Cooksey, Lisa Squire (Home Hardware), Grace Squire, Jordan Robinson, absent, Alana Artuso, Joe Ann MacDonald, Jeff MacDonald, Andres Jewellers, Stayner Auto Centre, Ashley Arsenault

  • Award recipients absent, Lesley Martel (Rational Expressions) Community Builder Award (Stayner Lions Club - Sponsor), Mike Young (Clearview Township) Employee of the Year Award (Huronia Auto Wreckers - Sponsor)

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