Langley What’s in store? Feb. 25, 2016: Businesses in running for awards

What's in store is a roundup of business news by editor Roxanne Hooper.

The Academy Awards of small business, if you will, and one Fort Langley company hopes to bring home an Oscar.

Fort Langley’s Republica Coffee Roasters is among the top five companies up for the best international trade award during the 13th annual Small Business BC Awards ceremony being held at Vancouver’s Pan Pacific Thursday night.

Stay tuned to langleyadvance.com to find out more about how Hiro Tsujimoto, Rick Masana, and their team at the local coffee roasteria fare.

In the meantime, award organizers also announced this week their plans to host a Local Leaders Fraser Valley event in early May. It will be held in Langley and will feature a panel of entrepreneurs (primarily from Langley) sharing their success stories. The list includes JD Farms founder and Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese, Krause Berry Farm & Estate Winery cofounder Sandee Krause, and Wendel’s True Foods founder and manager Diane Morrison.

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