The winners of the Surrey Women in Business Awards were honoured at a luncheon at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel this afternoon.
The Surrey Board of Trade hosted the third-annual event, which recognizes the hard work of Surrey’s business leaders and their contributions to the community.
Nominations were submitted in five categories and judged on the nominee’s work in Surrey, business acumen, leadership, balanced lifestyle and community involvement and service.
The winners are:
• Kim Russell, Canadian Tourism College
• Vivienne Wilke, City of Surrey
• Amy Hennessy, FortisBC
• Ellie King, The Royal Canadian Theatre Company
Not-for-Profit Executive Category:
• Kathleen Kennedy-Strath, Kinsmen Lodge
Bonnie Burnside was given the Community Achievement Award for her work as manager of special events and communications for the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association.