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Wednesday April 22nd, 2015

Posted at 10:41pm

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Photo from the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce

Brands like Hummazing, Amy’s Helping Hands, Urban Home and the City Grill have been movers and shakers in the Windsor-Essex business community recently and were tonight recognized for their achievements at the 25th annual Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards.

Local decor and design store Urban Home won the title of small company of the year. Others nominated were PhysioFit and Precision Jewellers.

Home care company Amy’s Helping Hands won mid-size company of the year, chosen by judges over Formula First Collision and Windsor Chapel Funeral Home.

CS Wind Canada won large company of the year over other nominees CenterLine and Hiram Walker & Sons.

Local hummus restaurant Hummazing was named new business of the year. Also nominated were Hawkins & Co. Chartered Accounting Professional Corp and The School House Early Learning Centre.

In the tourism and hospitality category, The City Grill, LEV3L Vodka Emporium and the Bull & Barrel Urban Saloon were awarded for their contributions. Also nominated were the Canadian Club Brand Centre and Rino’s Kitchen & Ale House.

Colchester Ridge Estate Winery owner Bernard Gorski was named entrepreneur of the year over Rose City Ford’s John Chisholm and Mazaar owner Imad Najjar.

Former airport CEO Federica Nazzani was named professional of the year. Lorriane (Lori) Shalhoub and Dr. Dale Ziter had also been nominated.

Radix Inc took home the innovation award over Springboard Management Inc. and Strong Dental Ltd.

Other award winners included Loretta Stoyka-Henderson (Athena Award), Barry and Stephanie Zekelman (Believe Windsor Essex Award), Julia Lee (Young Professional of the Year) and BASF Canada (International Business Award).

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