Local businesses are the backbone of our community. They keep our economy running, allowing us to attract top talent and some of the best and brightest minds to our city. The Business Heritage Awards are held every two years and celebrate long standing local businesses.

On this page:

  1. COVID-19 impacts
  2. Award milestones
  3. Nominate a business

COVID-19 impacts

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Business Heritage Awards were postponed until further notice. In the meantime, we are still accepting nominations and we look forward to a time to celebrate together when circumstances allow.


Award milestones

We award businesses who are celebrating these milestones:

  • 25 years
  • 50 years
  • 75 years
  • 100+ years

The Community Legacy Award celebrates businesses who are no longer in operation but who have made valuable contributions to the fabric of our community. Notable past recipients include Budd Stores Company Ltd., Fritsch Fragrances and Petsche's Shoes.


Nominate a business

To nominate a company, email Chloe Howell or call 519-741-2200, ext. 7311.