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College Centre for the Arts: Meaghan Woods, Renee Woods and Rhys Villanueva. 12. Stanley Michael Soulliere in his tux and his wife Kristen, Store Manager at Collins Formal Wear, certainly looked classy beside “Doc Brown” in his Hawaiian shirt! 13. From the WindsorEssex Small Business Centre, an Award category sponsor: Thanos Zikantas, Sabrina DeMarco, Executive Director (also a Biz X Award Judge); Natasha Marar and Sandra Vasquez. 14. BigTime Presentations: Michael Healey, Soulianne and Jason Kennedy provided technical and DJ services. Photo by Lori Deschaine. 15. The “Outstanding New Biz 2015” Award went to Enigma Escape Rooms and its President Alexander Miller.

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16. The “Pharmacy That’s Just What The Doctor Ordered” recipient was Hunter’s Pharmacy owned by husband and wife team Jodi and Mike Belisle. 17. Ali Mansour, Operations Manager for Lube Plus accepted “The Oil Change Always Given The Green Light” Award. 18. “The Food Truck Everyone’s Talking About” was BlackJack GastroVan represented by Chef Stelios Spannos; Sheila Schaffer (guest), Leona Neill (John’s wife) and John Neill (Co-Owner and VP). 19. Katie Stokes, Owner of Blab Media earned the “Social Media Leader Who’s A Tough Act To Follow” and was joined by her proud parents, Rick and Rita Stokes. 20. The Stagno family business, Avanti Paving Inc., won The “Pave The Way For This Contractor” Award,

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accepted by Owners, Sergio, Salvatore and Ignazio Stagno (missing Angela and Calogero). 21. “Tent Rental Company Which Covers All The Bases” was given to Festival Tent & Party Rentals Inc. Accepting their award were Co-owners Lea-Ann Suzor (right) and Rob Weir, pictured on stage with Biz X Publisher Deborah Jones. Photo by Lori Deschaine. 22. Mike Shanahan and Margaret Ketler, Owners of Bluewater Pools & Spas received the “Amazing Aqua Specialists” Award. On right is Margaret’s husband, Jake. 23. LouAnne Hunt of SEACRET Direct is our “Favourite Independent Sales Rep” and now she has the Biz X Award to prove it, as presented to her by Publisher Deborah Jones.

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Biz X magazine January 2016. Vol 19 - Issue 1  

ON THE COVER — “100% Local Content Always!” As a locally owned and operated family business, Biz X magazine enters its 19th year of publishi...

Biz X magazine January 2016. Vol 19 - Issue 1  

ON THE COVER — “100% Local Content Always!” As a locally owned and operated family business, Biz X magazine enters its 19th year of publishi...