GODERICH – The community has offered up 49 businesses, organizations and individuals for the Huron Chamber of Commerce – Goderich, Central and North Huron Spirit of Success Awards 2021.

Nominations include organizations that run events to enhance the community, businesses that provide stellar service, individuals who provide leadership in the business community, and other criteria of excellence in nine sponsored award categories.

Final winners have now been selected by a panel of three judges, and will be announced in a virtual event broadcast through Facebook Live on Thursday, Nov. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Judges have also selected the top business from all nominations to be named the Huron Chamber Business of the Year.

“There was a lot of interest in these awards this year. The quality of nominations reflects the level of service and interest in community betterment,” said Heather Boa, operations manager for the Chamber.

Nominations include: Cowbell Brewing Co.; 360 Bikes ‘N Boards;  Back Alley Art Extravaganza, Bayfield Berry Farm, Becky Deighton of Edward Jones; BYOB Zero Waste Depot, Chuck’s Roadhouse; CKNX Hometown Heroes; Coastal Coffee Roastery; COPA Flight 45; Ethan Hamilton of Hamilton Decks & Fences; Firmly Rooted; Giant Tiger; Goderich Toyota; Green Goderich Tree Planting Initiative; Happy Computers; Huron BJJ, Huron County Historical Society’s Reflections: The Life and Work of J. W. (Jack) McLaren project; Huron County Library – Goderich Branch; Knotty Girls; Libro Credit Union – Goderich Branch; Maple and Moose of Blyth; McGee Motors, Miss Jones Cannabis Goderich Outpost; Race Huron; Robinson’s Maple Products; Sarah Garrity of Huron BJJ; Schaefer’s Ladies Wear & Lingerie; Something Irresistible; Sydney Pollock of Blake Street Bakery; Tasting Huron County; The Huron County Christmas Store of Clinton; The Red Door (Tummies, Tots and Teens), Thyme on 21; Tribute Studios; United Way Perth Huron’s Out of the Cold Goderich event; V Sandwiches; Victim Services Huron County; West Street Willy’s Eatery; and Wuerth’s Shoes Goderich.

Winners will be announced during a Facebook Live event on Thursday, Nov. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at www.facebook.com/huronchamber with hosts Nadine VandenHeuvel of Goderich Fit Body Boot Camp and Jeff Bauer of Homefield Group, Royal LePage Heartland. VandenHeuvel is also on the board of directors of the Huron Chamber of Commerce – Goderich, Central and North Huron and she is Chair of the Spirit of Success Committee.

Awards nominations categories include: Compass Minerals Environmental and Sustainability Award; Goderich Signal Star Community Impact Award; John C. Grace Young Entrepreneur Award; Downtown Goderich BIA Award; Small Business Enterprise Centre New Business Award; MicroAge Basics Service Award; K2 Wind Ontario Technology / Manufacturing Award; Tourism Goderich Hospitality Business Award; and Zehrs Goderich Retail Business Award. The Huron Chamber of Commerce – Goderich, Central and North Huron will present the Business of the Year Award.

This event is co-sponsored by Libro Credit Union and Zehrs Goderich. Awards are sponsored by Artech Signs and Graphics. Production sponsor is FauxPop Media.




Heather Boa
Operations Manager
Huron Chamber of Commerce – Goderich, Central and North Huron