Looking for some new ink, or a great band to hire for your next fundraiser? Maybe someone to handle your money and tax returns, or to help get you in tip-top beach-body shape for next summer?
We received nearly 4,000 entries across all categories for the 2019 People's Choice awards, making for a list of the best of the best in Fort St. John and the North Peace.
And voters were rewarded for their thoughts: Julia Locke won a holiday travel voucher courtesy of Martime Travel; Diane Clay won box seats to the Lido Theatre; and Charlene Jackson won a $150 gift certificate to Homesteader Health.
Here are some highlights of this year's winners:
Best Accountant - Gavin Still, MNP
Best Actor/Actress - Skyler Rowsell
Best Auctioneer - Short Busche
Best Bank Teller - Twyla Backman, NPSCU
Best Bartender - Ashley Prestley, The Lido
Best Breakfast - TJ's
Best Campground - Peace Island Park
Best Club President - Vicki Hess, Cecil Lake Recreation
Best Community Event - High on Ice Winter Festival
Best Desserts - Whole Wheat & Honey
Best Doctor - Dr. Terri Hopkins
Best Firefighter - Adam Horst
Best Local Band - The SweetWater Band
Best Oilfield Company - NorthRiver Midstream
Best Optometrist - Dr. Todd Lang
Best Personal Trainer - Jenny Briscoe, Today's Techniques
Best Pet Groomer - Friendly Pets
Best Police Officer - Cst. MacDonald
Best Pub - Mighty Peace Brewing
Best Shoe Store - Ernie's
Best Tattoo - 3 Roses Tattoo
Best Teacher - Thaedra Cooper, Clearview
Best Volunteer - Trudy Cote
See the list of winners below:
Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at firstname.lastname@example.org.