Scotch Creek business garners honours

A small business owner in Scotch Creek has been nominated for the Small Business BC Awards.

A small business owner in Scotch Creek has been nominated for the Small Business BC Awards.

The nominee is Spooner Electric Ltd in Scotch Creek, who has been nominated for Best Community Impact. The Best Community Impact Award, sponsored by Vancity, goes to the company that’s truly making a difference in their community.

Contest officials report that this business has taken positive action to invest in their community and sees social responsibility as an integral part of the business’ success.

The contest website states they are active in the Chamber of Commerce and contribute to every community event and function. They treat their employees well, both in wage scale and working conditions.

In business since 1984, Spooner employs 25 people.

The Spooner Group of companies includes Spooner Electric, Spooner Industrial and Spooner Plumbing.

Winners will be announced on Dec. 12.

 

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