ETHEL TIBBITS AWARD: Tiffany Kirk wins Business Award
A student at the University of B.C. and an entrepreneur, Tiffany Kirk runs Four Shapes Training, which focuses on physical fitness for women.
Formerly a competitive dancer, she gives presentations in local schools in which she shows young girls they can be any shape they want through regular fitness and healthy eating.
The other nominees were:
• Christen Haines—a Steveston merchant with a generous mandate, she's the owner of kids clothing consignment store Kid Supply which helps many low-income local families.
• Glenda Harrison—founder of Salon Diva, she's an exceptional hairsylist who volunteers talents to breast cancer and a variety of other causes.
• Janice Triffon—a Jazzercise group fitness instructor, she has helped raise more than $55,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Founation, Heart and Stroke Foundation, SPCA and Richmond Food Bank.
• Jody Copple—a Richmond realtor, she firmly believes in giving back, and has participated in fundraisers that have collected more than $30,000 for the B.C. Cancer Agency.
• Kim Kendrick—as the owner of Nurse Next Door in Richmond, she has a passion for helping people, and now operates one of the fasted growing locations in the company's history
• Mary Jensen—she opened her photography studio in Richmond in 1986 and is considered an excellent communicator and educator who has made signifcant contributions to her professional association.