CHANTRY - Wendy's Country Market is the recipient of the Business of the Year Award in Rideau Lakes.

The Township of Rideau Lakes Economic Development Committee announced its annual awards on April 9th. A recording of this virtual event is posted on the Township website which highlights the businesses and awards.

The vision of Wendy’s Country Market is to connect farmers, consumers and restaurants in a healthier food system. Wendy’s carries a full range of fresh local and organic foods from over 60 local producers and is a destination for residents and visitors.

Elizabeth Murray, of Ethereal Massage Therapy in a newly-renovated building in Delta, is the winner of the Young Entrepreneur Award.

Andrew Davies of No. 9 Gardens, Canada's First Sustainability and Reconciliation Centre, earned the Business Innovation Award.

“We greatly appreciate the outstanding contributions
of your business to the fabric of our community," said Rideau Lakes Mayor Arie Hoogenboom.