Dufferin Business Citizen of the Year Nominees

Tammy Schneider – Snapd Dufferin

snapd Dufferin is a monthly community newspaper that uses great photography as the medium to connect the residents of Dufferin County. We support business of all sizes, non profit groups and the volunteers and service groups that are such an important part of this community. Besides the print newspaper, snapd offers a variety of marketing services including ad building, website design and a ticketing platform. The new snapd app is now available for download and allows residents to download their own event photos direct to our website.


Lindsay Wegener – Spaw -fect Grooming 

I am a small business owner offering pet grooming for 10yrs now. Wife and mother of two. Volunteering with the Shelburne fall fair, jr. Schooners little league, Shelburne street festival committee, Shelburne bia vendor market for the heritage music festival, and most recently becoming a girl guide Canada leader. I donate to numerous charities such as the OSPCA, feral cat rescue, generis international, and smaller local fundraising efforts such as school and sport teams galas. Always willing to volunteer at events and encouraging others too also. I do my best to use and promote local businesses when hosting any events to aid them with their road to success. My motto is “Work together, grow together”.


Bill Gillam – Shelburne Home Hardware

Shelburne Home Hardware Building Centre is a cornerstone business in Shelburne serving the fastest growing area in Canada and all of South Central Ontario. This fast paced business supplies all hardware, retail and lumber needs while offering expert advice for the contractor and DIY homeowners alike.




RaDeana Montgomery – RAM Media

RAM Media Video and Social Media is a full service in-bound marketing service. Recognizing the importance of video and social media for business. RAM Media is unique because they offer two services that compliment each other video production and social media. Since 1999, Creative Director RaDeana Montgomery has been in video production, utilizing her Diploma in Broadcast/Print Journalism, and her honour certificate in Corporate Communications, RAM Media has experience and knowledge to help customers succeed. At RAM Media we are passionate about helping businesses succeed, by leveraging social media, video and storytelling that can be shared to the world. We are your eyes and ears on the social media highway.


Marlene Black – Orangeville Insurance

Orangeville Insurance Services Ltd. is a locally owned and operated business serving the surrounding community since 1932. Orangeville Insurance Services Ltd. values the longstanding client relationships we have built in our community. Hard work, dedication and a passion for customer service excellence are all ingredients that have helped Orangeville Insurance create a recipe for business longevity and strength.



Jamie Lee Higginson – Prim Pickins

Prim Pickins has supplied both the wholesale and retail industry with quality, handmade furniture and home decor. Catching the attention of companies like Home Hardware, Lawtons Drugs, Great Wolf Lodge, Homesense, Hallmark and more, Jamie-Lee grew her business from a small hobby to a industry leading manufacturer. After landing a deal with Dragon Michael Wekerle on CBC’s DRAGONS’ DEN, she later declined the offer off air and has continued to lead her dreams with the help of her family and friends. Prim Pickins (and Jamie-Lee) have gained respect and admiration in the community and can often be found behind the scenes providing volunteer and donation efforts for local charities, events and fundraisers in the community.



Devin White – More Than Just Baskets

Jane Vogel – Expedia Cruise Ship Centers 

Jamie Spurrel – Fheba Designs

Dr. Raj Khanuja – Headwaters Dental

Jeremy Grant – Alton Mill





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Business of the Year – under 10 employees | Business of the Year – 10 or more employees | Association of the Year | Emerging Business Award | Innovator Award | Young Professional of the Year | Sustainability | Business Citizen of the Year