Central Alberta Economic Partnership announced the winners of its 2012 Achievement Awards on Thursday evening.
The Trochu Active Creative Engaged (ACE) Community Committee received the Community Spirit Award, Fiber-Werx International of Sylvan Lake earned the Innovative Business Award and the Town of Three Hills was named Entrepreneurial Community of the Year for its Three Hills General Store project.
Now in their fifth year, the Achievement Awards recognize the innovation, entrepreneurial and community development efforts of CAEP members. Winners are selected by a panel of economic development professionals from outside the region.
This year, there were nine nominees for the awards. The winners were named during CAEP’s annual general meeting.
CAEP is a regional economic development alliance with 42 municipal and First Nation members, and 15 associate members.