Award Finalists

Truro & Colchester Chamber of Commerce announces 2018 gala award finalists

TRURO – The Truro & Colchester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its 2018 gala award finalists.

Inglis Jewellers, owned by Paul Clark, has been selected as the recipient of the Community Credit Union Business Excellence Award and Leo Rovers, owner of L & R Construction in Stewiacke, been selected as the BDC Business Person of the Year.

“Inglis Jewellers and Leo Rovers have contributed greatly to the local economy and are leaders in the business community,” said Chamber President Joanne McRae. “We are pleased to recognize these two outstanding businesses while acknowledging Rover’s work restoring an architectural gem in downtown Truro and Clark’s dedication to expanding and growing his business during the past 27 years.”

The awards will be presented on April 12 during the Chamber’s 128th annual gala dinner celebration at the Best Western Glengarry. To reserve your seat, please call the Chamber office at 902-895-6328, or email [email protected]


The Community Credit Union Business Excellence Award recognizes leadership achieving demonstrated growth in sales, workforce investment, community involvement, support of the local business community, innovation and job creation.


The BDC Business Person of the Year Award acknowledges a founder, owner, CEO, president or manager who has achieved significant success showing strong leadership skills contributing to the growth of the business.


Nominations for the Chamber awards were open to all businesses in Truro and Colchester County.


Everyone is invited to celebrate the accomplishments of local business at the Chamber’s 128th Annual Awards & Dinner Gala, which is open to members and future members. Tickets cost $50 plus tax for members and $55 plus tax for future members.