Oakville Celebrated Business Excellence


OABE_AwardAt the 18th Annual Oakville Awards for Business Excellence Gala held last evening, the nominees and award recipients were thanked for their outstanding contribution to Oakville’s quality of life.

 The 48 finalists all demonstrated outstanding business acumen and have all given back to our community. From the 48 finalists, the nine award recipients are:

34defc21. Oakville’s Small Business of the Year:

Velma Ganassini, SOS First Aid


0952a442. Oakville’s Large Business of the Year:

Dale Morgan, Astound Group Inc.



3. Oakville’s Hospitality or Visitor Attraction of the Year:

Allan Huibers and Werner Defilla, Glen Abbey Golf Club


doc pic4. Oakville’s Professional Services Provider of the Year:

Dr. Naveen Arya, Dr. Shelley Bair & Dr. Douglas Bair, Oakville Endoscopy Centre Inc.


0677eb75. Oakville’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year:

Tal Dehtiar, Oliberte Limited


1b1bb486. Oakville’s Employee of the Year:

Michelle Eglington, Euro-Line Appliances



7. Oakville’s Restaurateur of the Year:

Cucci Ristorante, Doug Greco, David Bowken & Bob Lush


Logo_Top_DC8. Oakville’s Community Builder of the Year:

Dufferin Construction Company, A division of Holcim (Canada) Inc. Peter Gamble


1595ffd9. Oakville’s Business Icon:

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Dianne Craig, President and CEO

The Oakville Awards for Business Excellence (OABE) is a program of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Oakville West (RCOW) to build awareness of business excellence within our great community and at the same time raise funds through partnerships, ticket sales and on-site raffle to support RCOW youth initiatives in Oakville.


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Readers Comments (1)

  1. Dorina Rico says:


    The Rotary Club of Oakville is hosting a “Wine and Lines” 3 Authors night on April 24th, 2014 (fundraiser for the new Oakville Hospital)

    We are searching for a sponsor to cater finger foods for at least 200 – 300 people.

    Please call me if interested…(416 435 3459)

    Dorina Rico
    Treasurer, Rotary Club of Oakville


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