Home Hardware Stores Limited is pleased to recognize Chemong Home Hardware Building Centre as the recipient of the annual Walter J. Hachborn Store of the Year Award. The award is part of the Home Hardware Proud of My Home Achievement Awards and Celebration which was held during Home Hardware’s 2020 Virtual Fall Market on September 13, 2020.
The award was
presented to Terry Jenkins, Randy Kingdon, Mike Kingdon, and Fred Sweeting,
Dealer-Owners of Chemong Home Hardware Building Centre, for epitomizing the
values on which Home Hardware was co-founded by Walter J. Hachborn over 50
years ago – value, service and dependability.
Now in its 23rd year, the award pays tribute to the top store selected from close to 1,100 stores across Canada for achieving the highest standards in retailing, merchandising, Staff performance and overall quality and service.
The Dealers and staff in Selwyn, Ontario are considered leaders within Home's network as well as within their community. In addition to providing superior customer service and expert advice, Chemong Home Hardware Building Centre demonstrates extensive leadership qualities and retailing excellence.
"We are extremely honoured to receive this award, and are proud to serve our local community," said Terry Jenkins, Dealer-Owner, Chemong Home Hardware Building Centre.
"Chemong Home Hardware Building Centre truly exemplifies what the Walter J. Hachborn Store of the Year Award stands for," said Kevin Macnab, President and CEO, Home Hardware Stores Limited. "Chemong Home Hardware is a distinguished ambassador for the Home brand and provides tailored products and community advice for any project".
PROUD OF MY HOME AWARDS
The Walter J. Hachborn Store of the Year Award is presented to the top finalist in the Proud of My Home Award category. All Proud of My Home Award recipients demonstrate strong Staff performance, superior customer service, excellence in interior and exterior store presentation and active participation in Dealer network initiatives.
to Chemong Home Hardware and the following six stores, who were presented with
2019 Proud of My Home Awards:
Parry Sound Home Hardware – Parry Sound, Ontario
Best Hardware Store Over 6,000 Sq. Ft.
Hornepayne Home Hardware - Hornepayne, Ontario
Best Home Hardware Under 6,000 Sq. Ft.
Chemong Home Hardware Building Centre – Selwyn, Ontario
Best Home Hardware Building Centre Over 15,000 Sq. Ft.
Zak’s Home Hardware Building Centre – Hague, Saskatchewan
Best Home Hardware Building Centre Under 15,000 Sq. Ft.
Ryan Buck, Buck’s Home Building Centre – Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Orillia Home Hardware Building Centre – Orillia, Ontario
Paul Straus Public Relations Award
Chemong Home Hardware Building Centre Dealer-Owners receive the Proud of My Home Award for Store of the Year and Best Home Hardware Building Centre Over 15,000 sq. ft. (L – R): Mike Kingdon, Dealer-Owner; Randy Kingdon, Dealer-Owner, Terry Jenkins, Dealer-Owner, Fred Sweeting, Dealer-Owner.