Fourteen Ku-ring-gai businesses have been recognised in this year’s awards, with one taking out the overall title of Local Business of the Year.
Ku-ring-gai Council sponsored this year’s Local Business Awards, with the winners in 38 business categories announced at the presentation recently.
The awards cover the areas of Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai and this year attracted a total of 280 entries.
The finalists in each category were selected based on the highest numbers of online and printed nominations they received from the public.
This year’s Local Business of the Year award was presented to Lady Davidson Hospital in North Turramurra. The hospital also took out the Health Improvement Services category award.
Other category winners from Ku-ring-gai were:
Most Inclusive Employer: Gusto’s Home Hub
Early Childhood Centre: Guardian Childcare and Education
Florist: Kelvin Hall Floral Design
Music Tuition Business: Studios FiftyOne
Fitness Services: Run with the Slow Coach
Hairdresser: Studio Frankee & Co
Hotel/Bottle Shop/Bar: Porters Liquor – St Ives Shopping Centre
Specialised Retail Business: The Uniform Exchange
Cafe: Off the Rails
Restaurant: Cafe Patina
Pet Care: The Village Vet
Pharmacy: West Pymble Pharmacy
Speaking after the awards presentation, Mayor Sam Ngai said a Ku-ring-gai business had won the coveted Business of the Year award for the third straight year.
“This year’s awards were a great achievement for Ku-ring-gai businesses and shows their commitment to excellent customer service.”
For more information about the awards visit www.thebusinessawards.com.au