Lockhart Shire Business Awards

MWS Fabrication - Overall Winner
The Rock Memorial Bowling Club
Cheryl Farrall, Lockhart IGA
Rachel Viski, Young Entrepreneur

Lockhart Shire Council proudly supports our local businesses and each year runs the Lockhart Shire Business Excellence Awards in recognition of local businesses and their achievements.

Congratulations to the worthy winners of the 2018 Lockhart Shire Business Excellence Awards which were held at The Rock Memorial Bowling Club on Thursday, 10 May.

Thank you to our judges from BEC South and West and Riverina Regional Development Australia for their assistance with selecting the finalists and award recipients.

Our Mayor Rodger Schirmer was the MC for the evening, and David Yeates of BEC South and West was guest speaker, providing an engaging and informative presentation.

The Winners of the Lockhart Shire Business Excellence Awards are as follows: 


Young Entrepreneur

Winner:  Rachel Viski, Sprinklier
Highly Commended:  Simon Lane, Simon Lane Electrical
Encouragement Award:  Celeste & Michael Cunningham, C&M Home & Garden Care

Award sponsored by The Rock Progress Association


Employee of the Year

Winner:  Cheryl Farrall, Lockhart IGA
Highly Commended:  Charlie Apps, MSW Fabrication
Encouragement Award:  Robert Farrall, MSW Fabrication 

Award sponsored by Lockhart Branch of Rotary


Business Leader

Winner:  Mark & Erin Schirmer, MSW Fabrication
Highly Commended:  Lockhart & District Community Bank
Encouragement Award:  Geoff & Tracy Hounsell, Cango Sheds

Award sponsored by Lockhart Progress Association


Excellence in Small Business

Winner:  The Rock Memorial Bowling Club
Highly Commended:  Mandy Strong & Margie Habraken, Sunshine Iris Nursery
Encouragement Award:  Greens Gunyah Museum

Award sponsored by Lockhart Shire Council


LOCKHART SHIRE BUSINESS EXCELLENCE OF THE YEAR AWARD

Winner:  Mark & Erin Schirmer, MSW Fabrication