Yeppoon Chemmart Pharmacy has been named the 2013 Capricornia Business of the Year, with the award courtesy of the Capricornia Chamber of Commerce. Bruce Elliot and Kay Kemp from the pharmacy accepted the award at a ceremony at the inaugural Morning Bulletin-The Rock 2013 Capricornia Business Awards held last on the weekend at the Rockhampton Leagues Club. According to the Whitsunday Times, more than 290 businesses were nominated by the general public, and eight judges used submissions from the businesses nominated to ultimately decide the winners in 12 award categories. The judges said that Yeppoon Chemmart Pharmacy had shown “excellent community engagement, business growth, commendable commitment to staff training and an outstanding business model”. Bruce Elliot and Kay Kemp are pictured above accepting the award from Noni Ryan of Capricornia Chamber of Commerce and Di McCullock of The Rock.
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