2013 Business Awards

Whitehorse Business Group 2013 Excellence in Business Awards Annual Gala Dinner

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Whitehorse Business Group Would like to congratulate the winners of the 2013 Excellence in Business Awards.

 

2013 Excellence in Business Awards:
Winner of the Bendigo Community Bank Community Award: Eastern Community Legal Centre Inc

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Eastern Community Legal Centre provides free legal advice and assistance for residents in the Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne. The centre operates during the day, at night and through various outreach locations. While open to all residents, priority is given to those who are disadvantaged or are on low income. ECLC lawyers provide assistance with a range of matters, with  family law and family violence being a major focus.

 

ECLC

 
 

2013 Excellence in Business Awards:
Winner of the Quest Mont Albert

Start-Up/Micro/Home Based Business Award: Aroma Lily Pty. Ltd.

 

Aroma Lily

Aroma Lily is a Melbourne-based family owned and operated catering company, offering a personalised service and a diverse homemade menu that will compliment any special event. They specialise in providing delectable savoury and sweet finger food for private celebrations and corporate functions, along with a wide range of birthday, wedding and special occasion cakes.

 

   Aroma Lily
  

 
 

2013 Excellence in Business Awards:
Winner of the Quest Mont Albert

Start-Up/Micro/Home Based Business Award:Improve Your Public Speaking

 

Improve Your Public Speaking

 

After years of struggling with performance and public speaking anxiety, Sarah has learned what’s needed to prepare and perform at your best in front of an audience.

And she is now offering her knowledge to businesses in Melbourne through Improve your Public Speaking.

 

 After years of struggling with performance and public speaking anxiety, Sarah has learned what’s needed to prepare and perform at your best in front of an audience.  And she is now offering her knowledge to businesses in Melbourne through Improve your Public Speaking.

 
 

2013 Excellence in Business Awards:
Winner of the Small Business Victoria Small Business Award: Kawsa

 

Kawsa Paul Galileos of Kawsa is a very humble man that has built up a very profitable business that now operates in 2 sites. He is just as passionate about his profession as the day he first started his hairdressing career.  He has not wavered from these values and practices over the last 20+ years. Paul’s business is a very well-run operation. All staff are well treated, professionally developed and valued. The business is very customer-focussed and this is supported by a very loyal following. Heavy emphasis is placed on community involvement and this is through regular voluntary contributions to schools, public demonstrations and local events.  Continuous improvement is a constant practice and is all focus is on improving the customer experience and offering and making Kawsa a fabulously enjoying and professionally challenging placement for his hair stylists and future professional stylists to work.

 

Kawsa

 
 

2013 Excellence in Business Awards:
Winner of the Your Child In Whitehorse Medium Business Award: Ian Barker Gardens

 

Ian Barker

Ian Barker Gardens are an award winning landscape design and construction company based in Mont Albert, Victoria. Their team of staff possess a wealth of experience and knowledge, offering a level of professionalism and skill that is unsurpassed in the landscaping industry. Ian Barker Gardens operate landscape design, landscape construction, garden maintenance and swimming pool companies all under the one roof.

 

Ian Barker
 

 
 

2013 Excellence in Business Awards:
Winner of the Epworth Eastern Large Business Award: Philip Webb Real Estate

 

Philip Webb Real Estate

After more than 40 years in local real estate, Philip Webb has grown to become a highly respected, pioneering agency, with founder Philip Webb still playing a hands-on role in this

family owned business.

They are now Victoria’s largest non-franchise real estate firm, specialising in residential and commercial sales, auctioneering, property management and investment.

PW

 
 

2013 Excellence in Business Awards:

Environment & Sustainability Award: Princes Laundry Services Pty. Ltd.

 

Princes Laundry

This is what the judges had to say about the winner:

“We have chosen Princess Laundry for excellence in planning and selecting new technology that both reduced costs and reduced their environmental impact by impressively halving water, gas and electricity consumption.”

 Princes Laundry

 
 

2013 Excellence in Business Awards:

Environment & Sustainability Special Mention: Quest Mont Albert

 

Quest Mont Albert

Here are the judges’ comments:

 

“Quest Mont Albert gets a commendation award Specifying 5 Star electrical appliances and 4.5 Star WELS water efficient appliances and replaced all lighting with LED drastically reducing monthly power costs and environmental effects by being more sustainable.”

 

Quest MA

 

 

 

 
 

2013 Excellence in Business Awards:
City of Whitehorse Mayoral Award for Growth & Development:Eastern Community Legal Centre Inc

 

Mayoral Award

ECLC has a small staff team and over 100 volunteers, and in addition to direct legal services, ECLC undertakes community development activities that empower clients, workers and the general community raise awareness and provide education through projects and partnerships, worships, media events and publications.

 

ECLC 

 
 

2013 Excellence in Business Awards:
Winner of the Saward Dawson Overall Business Award: Philip Webb Real Estate

 

Orerall Winner

Philip Webb is widely regarded as one of the industry’s great success stories. Beginning as a two-person operation in 1972, the company grew into one of the most successful, family owned real estate agencies in the country.

Today Philip Webb employs over 110 employees and have offices in Mitcham, Doncaster East and Ringwood, which service the entire eastern suburbs, working as one team.

PW

 

 
 

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