(Photo: David Deveau, Owner of Riverside Lobster International Accepts Award For Large Business of the Year)
Two awards for a Meteghan business tonight at the 11th annual Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce Awards.
Riverside Lobster International won Large Business of the Year and Export Achievement at the ceremony at the Grand Hotel ceremony.
David Deveau, Owner of Riverside Lobster says it means a lot to win the awards.
"We put our time and huge effort into visiting overseas markets. We're all about trying to grow and supply the demand."
Deveau says it's nice to be recognized.
"We're fortunate enough in Southwestern Nova Scotia to have a fantastic product called lobster. We are the guys that like to push it. We're doing good things, and people are showing appreciation tonight. We are ever so grateful."
Over 100 individuals and businesses were nominated in 10 categories.
Here is a list of winners:
Rising Star Business of the Year: Murray Dodge
Customer Service: Todd Shea/McDonalds
Community Impact: Coastal Financial Credit Union
Export Achievement: Riverside Lobster International Inc.
Hospitality and Tourism: Mayor Pam Mood
Employee of the Year: Mark Hubbard/Runner's Attic
Boss of the Year: Rick Muise/Tusket Ford
Small Business of the Year: Rhyno's Towing
Medium Business of the Year: The Style Merchant
Large Business of the Year: Riverside Lobster International Inc.