Sunday, August 9, 2009

And the winner is.........

The Annual Awards Ball brought Chamber Week 2009 to a close in grand style with over 350 business, government and industry leaders in attendance.Top accolades went to Llewellyn ‘Gus’ Cartwright, owner of Checkers CafĂ©, who was named Outstanding Businessperson of The Year.

Dr. Wendy Stuart received the Developing Entrepreneur of the Year Award for her successful body-care business, Botani Bath.

Two preeminent Bahamian businesses had the distinction of being heralded as Outstanding Business of the Year, which is awarded in two categories, businesses with over fifty employees and those with less. In Category A, businesses with over 50 employees, Furniture Plus was presented with the Outstanding Business Award. The Plait Lady, (Clare Sands) received the designation for Outstanding Business of the Year for Category B (less than 50 employees.)


*we are in the front row. Me and my eldest son Whit ( VP of research and development) and yes he is 11.

He barely was able to stay awake.

Miss Universe in the Bahamas

The present Miss Universe with a hand painted ornament by Julie Atfield

The bag that is being carried by Miss Bolivia was made by Emily Munnings