2017 Valley’s Best awards doled out

Published on March 9, 2017

Oaken Barrel Public House owners Dean Mrkicand Jennifer Delorey posed for a photo at an event in March 2016 that was held in recognition of the business for going VLT-free. The Greenwood-based pub won the 2017 Valley’s Best award for Best Pub/Bar/Lounge.

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The votes have been tallied, and the Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce has released the names of the 2017 Valley’s Best award recipients. Here’s a list of the winners that were honoured at the awards gala March 6:

Best Art/Custom Design – Carved in Stone Tattoo

Best Automotive/Car Dealer – Greenwood Auto Sales

Best Clothing Store – The Swimwear Hut

Best Coffee Shop – Green Elephant Café

Best Contractor/Construction/Reno/Repair – Bentley Built Homes

Best Convenience Store – Cambridge Convenience

Best Craft Brewery – Bad Apple Brewhouse

Best Farm/Agriculture Business – Willowbank U-Pick Farm

Best Farm Market – Dempsey Corner Orchard

Best Financial/Insurance – Angela’s Accounting Service

Best Fitness Club/Spa – Kettlebell Krushers

Best Garden Centre – Neily’s Greenhouse and Gardens

Best Gift/Jewelry/Specialty Shop – Hello Handmade

Best Hair Salon/Barber – Heritage House

Best Hardware Store – Berwick Home Hardware Building Centre

Best Hotel/Motel/B&B – Slumber Inn

Best Media – K-Rock 89.3

Best Nonprofit Organization – Open Arms

Best Personal/Health Care/Pharmacy – Shoppers Drug Mart, Greenwood

Best Pub/Bar/Lounge – Oaken Barrel Pub

Best Restaurant – Kellocks Licensed Eatery

Best Tech/Computer Sales & Service Shop – Dataware Computer and CATV Ltd

Best Tourism Experience – Barreling Tide Distillery

Best Winery – Beavercreek Winery