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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : November 5th 2008
34 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, November 6, 2008 MB 2008 TRUE LOCAL BUSINESS AWARDS WINNERS FEATURE Florist Jon Abednego from Lucy's Florist & Gifts. LUCY'S Florist & Gifts in Summer Hill has won the Florist category in the True Local business awards for the third year in a row. Providing flowers, gifts and homeware, business owner Lucy Abedlego said she was very excited to get the award. Having been in the business of selling and arranging flowers for 24 years, and with the store's recent renovations, Ms Abedlego believes her recipe for success is quite simple. ''My customers are always telling me they love my flowers because they are fresh, last well and the prices are very reasonable and affordable,'' she said. Hotel/Clubs/Entertainment Venue Burwood RSL general manager Andrew Anderson. WITH a dynamic activities program for all family members and a recognised commitment to community support, Burwood RSL Club has forged ahead of the pack in the competitive Hotels/Clubs/Entertainment Venue category of this year's True Local Business Awards to claim the trophy. The club's best-known membership benefits include quality affordable dining, support for sporting clubs and community projects, fun school holiday activities for youngsters, and more. ''We are ecstatic about the win in this very competitive category,'' operations manager David Viner said. ''We are also especially proud to win a local community award and deeply thankful to our members who nominated the club for the award.'' Health Services Robyn and Greg Bombell, Peta Lalic, and Marian Harriss from Exercise Prescription & Physiotherapy. ESTABLISHED in Burwood in 1991, Exercise Prescription & Physiotherapy is this year's winner of the Health Services category of the Inner West True Local business awards. Practice manager Peta Lalic said they were delighted and extremely proud to receive the award. ''We try our best to provide the highest quality health care,'' Ms Lalic said. ''Most of our business comes through word of mouth and the environment we have here is very much a community one.'' The business recently moved premises and provides extra services, working with referrals from GPs, specialists and allied health professionals in the local area. Business/Professional Services Alana Mclean (middle) and Catherine Doyle (right) from Paws Away. ALANA McLean and Catherine Doyle from pet grooming business Paws Away know how important our furry friends are. And, as first-time winners of the Business-Professional Services category, it seems their customers do too. Ms McLean said they were surprised and very excited by the award. ''We have great clients who nominated us because of the way we relate with their pets,'' she said. ''We treat the dogs like our own and they seem to sense it and respond to that energy.'' 2008 True Local Business Awards WINNER -- Café/ Coffee Shop DRUMMOYNE SAILING CLUB 2 St Georges Crescent, Drummoyne Ph: 9181 1870 Fantastic food, great value right on the water front • 10 - 12 Specials per day • Open 7 days Lunch and Dinner from 12pm Thank you to all our customers for their continued support... from the Award Wining Team @ Rosabelles 2168607k wk19 WINNER
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