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Chamber honours 2019 Valley’s Best award winners

Michael and Althea Gillespie of Lawrencetown are opening an axe-throwing venue in Greenwood and will offer local craft beer and cider on tap. The Lumber Yard offers four throwing lanes and a rustic atmosphere. They plan to open the first of October and add a kitchen in the spring.
Michael and Althea Gillespie of Lawrencetown won the Best Entertainment Valley's Best award for their new axe-throwing venue in Greenwood. The Lumber Yard offers four throwing lanes and a rustic atmosphere. - Lawrence Powell

The Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Valley’s Best voting results are in.

The awards were doled out Feb. 26 at a ceremony held in 14 Wing Greenwood’s Annapolis Mess.  

Online voting closed Feb. 10, with five votes being accepted per each IP address.

1. Best Artist/Custom Design

Carved in Stone Tattoos

2. Best Automotive/Car Dealer

Greenwood Auto Sales

3. Best Clothing Store

The Swimwear Hut

4. Best Coffee Shop

Green Elephant Cafe

5. Best Contractor/Construction/Reno/Repair

Bentley Built Homes

6. Best Convenience Store

Muddy's Convenience Store

7. Best Craft Brewery

Wayfarers' Ale Craft Brewery

8. Best Entertainment

The LumberYard Axe Throwing

9. Best Farm/Agriculture Business

Dempsey Corner Orchards

10. Best Farm Market

Stirling's Farm Market

11. Best Financial/Insurance Services

Angela's Accounting Services

12. Best Fitness Club/Spa

Training for Life

13. Best Gift/Jewelry/Specialty Shop

Hello Handmade

14. Best Hair Salon/Barber

ENVE hair

15. Best Hardware Store

Berwick Fraser's Pro Home Centre

16. Best Hotel/Motel/B&B

Slumber Inn

17. Best Media

K Rock 89.3

18. Best Nonprofit Organization

Open Arms Resource Center

19. Best Personal/Health Care/Pharmacy

Greenwood Shoppers Drug Mart

20. Best Restaurant/Bar

Oaken Barrel Pub

21. Best Real Estate Agency

Sherri & Carrie (Exit Realty Town & Country)

22. Best Tech/Computer Sales & Service Shop

Parker's Satellite & Tech Shop

23. Best Tourism Experience

Wolfville Magic Winery Bus

24. Best Winery

Lightfoot & Wolfville Wines

25. Best Business Not in Any Category

Huntley's Sub-Aqua Construction

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