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Event Info, Nominees and WINNERS  Below:

Held on Wednesday, March 27, at the Caledonia Lions Hall, the Business Achievement Awards exist to celebrate and recognize the best of Caledonia Region's Businesses, Organizations and People across 8 categories. ​

Doors open at 5:30 pm 

Cash bar opens at 5:45 pm

 Buffet Dinner will start at 6:15  


Jerk spiced oven roasted pear, arugula, honey roasted nut medley, cherry tomatoes, goat cheese crumble
and honey balsamic dressing
Herb roasted chicken, roasted baby potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Jamaican sorrel barbecue sauce
Jamaican style bread pudding soaked in espresso liqueur, mascarpone mousse, cocoa dusted.

Catering Provided by Butter & Creme, 

"Sweet N Spicy Done Right!"

Thank You to Our Partners:

Smyth's Custom Exteriors

Libro Caledonia

Suzanne Athanasiou, Desjardins Agent

Grand River Wealth Management

Caledonia Scotiabank

Wally Parr

Caledonia CIBC

Haldimand Insurance Brokers

Strategy Construction

Padovani Travel

Grand Erie Business Centre

Michael Estey Real Estate

Hamilton Forge FC

Caledonia Lions

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Here's a list of 2023's awards, nominees and winners:

Barb Martindale Citizen of the Year - Sponsored By Suzanne Athanasiou, Desjardins Agent
This award, renamed to honour the former Executive Director, is given to the citizen who has significantly impacted the Caledonia area. 


2023 Nominees: 

Steve Skidmore

Kathy Marshall

Mike Montgomery

WINNER- Mike Mongomery

2022 winner: Craig Peters 


Business of the Year- Sponsored by Grand River Wealth Management

Involvement in community activities or service, showing business leadership, developing partnerships and contributing to Caledonia’s quality of life are important.


2023 Nominees: 

Strategy Construction
Dixon Cycle

Darrick Davidson Heating, Cooling and Duct Cleaning

Caledonia Studio of Dance
On The 6 Design
Young Reflections
Cafecito House
Smyth's Custom Exteriors
Oranje Son Brewery
JL Fitness and Lifestyle
Leigh Ann Stapleton

WINNER - Strategy Construction


2022 Winner: Haldimand Insurance Brokers


Best New Business- Sponsored by Caledonia Scotiabank

Awarded to a business opened since 2019.


2023 Nominees: 

Revival Coffee Shop
Kayla’s quality kleaning
RV Master
Drip Hot Yoga
Dixon Cycle
Baby Barn Boutique
Oranje Son Brewing
Caledonia Orthodontics
Cafecito House
Butter & Creme
Stay Sharp Sports
K9 Principles
Hill House Fitness
JL Fitness and Lifestyle

WINNER - Drip Hot Yoga

2022 Winner: Oranje Sons Brewing

Outstanding Organization- Strategy Construction

All service clubs, religious groups and organizations are eligible. Must have been in service for at least one year and contributed in a positive manner focusing on improvements and/or support where needed.


2023 Nominees: 

Haldimand Photography Club

Inclusions Developmental Services

WINNER - Haldimand Photography Club

2022 Winner: Community Support Centre Haldimand-Norfolk

Young Leader- Sponsored by Wally Parr

Any Caledonia area resident under the age of 35.


2023 Nominee and WINNER:

 Curtis Ryan

2022 Winners: Olivia Dinyer and Harper Hyslop

Best Place to Work- Sponsored by Caledonia CIBC

Open to businesses or organizations where employees and/or volunteers feel valued and have a positive impact on the community.

2023 Nominees: 

Haldimand Insurance

Darrick Davidson Heating, Cooling and Duct Cleaning

Caledonia Studio of Dance

Royal Canadian Legion Caledonia

Grand River Dinner Cruises
Mr. J's Taxi
Grand River Dinner Cruises
SheDo Tax Company
Strategy Construction
Smyth's Custom Exteriors
Canadian Tire Caledonia

WINNER - Grand River Dinner Cruises

2022 Winner: Haldimand Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Best Home-Based Business - Sponsored by Haldimand Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Awarded to a business, service or organization without a physical store-front.


2023 Nominees

Regan Staats Makeup
Heather Mastromatteo Computer Support Services

Rabi's Grand Kitchen
Oranje Son Brewing
Leigh Ann Stapleton
HDI Electrical Service LTD
Cafecito House
Butter & Creme
K9 Principles
Butter & Creme
Toshia Shurr
Heather Mastromatteo
Amber Peart RMT
JL Fitness &Lifestyle
PC Yard Signs

WINNER - Heather Mastromatteo

2022 Winner: Wish Upon a Dream Slumber Party Rentals

Carol Ritchie Scotch Thistle Best Tourism Provider- Sponsored by Padovani Travel

A significant contributor to tourism in the Caledonia area


2023 Nominees:

Two Row on the Grand
Caledonia Legion
Biker's Haven
Harrison Landing

WINNER - Caledonia Legion

2022 Winner: Grand River Dinner Cruises

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