Veteran Canadian bluesman David Essig will appear at the annual Port McNeill and District Chamber of Commerce awards gala Friday

Biz gala planned

Port McNeill and District Chamber of Commerce to host its 2013 Recognition of Excellence gala.

PORT McNEILL—Local businesspeople and their staff have a chance to recognize their fellows’ excellence while also enjoying a fine blues concert Friday when the Port McNeill and District Chamber of Commerce hosts its 2013 Recognition of Excellence gala at Port McNeill Community Hall.

Tickets are $40 each or $70 per couple for the event, which begins with cocktails at 6:30 p.m., followed by a full-course meal and concert by renown Canadian songwriter and blues guitarist David Essig. The evening wraps up with the annual business awards, based on nominations received for the 2012 year.

The event is sponsored by Community Futures Mount Waddington, Marine Harvest Canada, Black Bear Resort, Strategic Group and Western Forest Products, Ltd.

Seating is limited; to check on availability of advance tickets, visit the Chamber office at the  waterfront, or the Black Bear Resort office. For additional info, call Cheryl at 250-956-3131.

 

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