Three Blackfalds businesses received a pat on the back Wednesday evening during the town’s council meeting.
Blackfalds Eye Care, Blackfalds Gas and Wash, and After the Grind were presented with Business of the Year Awards. Blackfalds Eye Care was recognized in the service category, Blackfalds Gas and Wash under the retail heading and After the Grind for community spirit.
The awards were presented by the town’s Economic Development and Tourism Board and the Blackfalds Chamber of Commerce. A release issued by the town said there were 193 nominations, which identified 35 businesses.