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Annual Readers' Choice Award winners

Last week the Optimist hosted its annual Readers' Choice Awards. For the 15th year, this special edition honours and recognizes the businesses and individuals chosen the best in their category by Optimist readers.

Stellar service since ?87

Sylvia and Bill So's BAS Appliance Service has been serving the community in appliance repair since 1987, earning Readers' Choice Awards every year since the program began. The Tsawwassen business sells appliances as well as doing repairs.

Staff at CampbellCare treats customers right

The team at CampbellCare Plumbing, Heating & Air is proud to keep on winning Readers' Choice awards. "Myself, Scott and all the staff are always really proud and really grateful for the support that we get from the community," says Jane Campbell.

Cleaning with the environment in mind

Ichiban Fine Cleaning owner Sung Kim tries hard to serve his customers by doing a good job cleaning their garments but also keeps the environment in mind. He uses very mild soap and "not so strong" chemicals. "That's good for the customer," he says.

Top staff at Swim Blue

The staff at Swim Blue Pools and Hot Tubs is a big reason why the Ladner business continues to rack up Readers' Choice awards.

McDonald's still great place to bring the kids

McDonald's is a great place for kids, says Steve Krawchuk, who owns both Ladner and Tsawwassen McDonald's restaurants. From the Playplace fun area to tasty Happy Meals, a trip to McDonald's can be a special outing for youngsters.

Fresh is the best

Offering fresh produce has helped the Kin's Farm Market in Ladner keep on winning Readers' Choice Awards.

Local accountants graduate

Four local chartered accountant (CA) students earlier this month graduated from the CA qualification program. Ramandeep Aujla (Office of the Auditor General of B.C.

Find summer fun at The Source

From batteries and cables to TVs and satellite dishes, The Source in Tsawwassen carries a wide array of consumer electronics. Robin Dhillon owns the Tsawwassen store, which opened in late 2010.

Ladner entrepreneur is 'Woman of Distinction'

A local woman was recently awarded for her entrepreneurship. Ladner resident Nicole Stefenelli was awarded the YWCA Women of Distinction Award in the entrepreneurship category.