Central Ontario Broadcasting among Barrie Business of the Year Award winners

Cited for pandemic recovery grant initiative

The Barrie Chamber of Commerce handed out its annual business awards last night, celebrating high-calibre business leaders that are proud to call Barrie home.

Among the winners was Barrie 360’s parent company Central Ontario Broadcasting (Kool Fm, Rock 95, Indie 88), cited for its $1-million Recovery Grant Program which awarded hundreds of grants to businesses, charities and non-profits impacted by the pandemic.

List of winners:

Manufacturing, Engineering, & Construction Business Excellence Award
Bertram Construction (Ontario) Ltd.

Hospitality & Tourism Business Excellence Award
Redline Brewhouse

New Business Award
Born Legacy

Marketing & Promotions Award
Central Ontario Broadcasting

Mayor’s Employer of the Year Award
Barriston Law

Employee of the Year Award
Dave Yeoman, Alectra

Service Business Excellence Award
Comfort Keepers Barrie

Not-For-Profit or Charitable Organization Award
Making Change

Business Growth Award
Siva Creative Inc.

Pay It Forward Award
Jeff White Group

Small Business of the Year Award
Ripe Juicery Inc.

Young Professional of the Year Award
Chantal Baker, Baker Studios

Arch Brown Entrepreneur Award of Excellence
David Yeaman, Molded Precision Components