B.G.E. Service & Supply – A finalist for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction

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Immediate Release
Edmonton, 2014

B.G.E. Service & Supply (The Filter Shop) congratulates Enbridge Inc. as the winner for the Alberta Award of Distinction in the Employer of Persons with Disabilities category.

The Filter Shop was also nominated for this category. Along with being a finalist for the Employer of Persons with Disabilities, B.G.E. Service & Supply was also eligible for the prestigious Premier’s Award of Distinction.

“It is incredible achievement to be selected among the best applicants. We were thrilled to be nominated for this award and congratulations to the winner, Enbridge Inc, Roberta MacGillivray, the Filter Shop president said.

The Filter Shop has been developing an inclusive working environment to attract and retain persons with disabilities. Some of the accommodation solutions include voluntary sign language training as well as the presence of a translator at team and safety meetings. Office modifications have included wheelchair accessibility, chairs and tables with greater physical supports, lighting conditions, and supportive communication tools such as visual communications for those who may have hearing restrictions. The Filter Shop creates opportunities for people with disabilities by providing job shadowing, career guidance and mentoring, as well as by working with employability agencies to ensure individuals with disabilities are set up for success within their organization.

The Alberta Business Awards of Distinction have a history that is longer than the 21 years the program has been in place. Alberta Economic Development and Tourism created the Awards in 1991 during a merger of the Alberta Export Achievement Awards and the Alberta Small Business Owner of the Year Awards. The awards were announced at a gala dinner on February 28, 2014, at the Radisson Hotel Edmonton South. For more information, please go to the Alberta Business Award of Distinction website www.abbusinessawards.com

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For more information, please contact:

Mavis Vo
Marketing Resource
B.G.E. Service & Supply Ltd
780-436-6961 ext. 2232 or mavisvo@thefiltershop.com

Established in 1968, The Filter Shop has grown to become the leader in the air filtration industry. We provide cost effective solutions for difficult filtration applications. We have fully stocked customer service centers across the four Western provinces. Our Manufacturing division in Edmonton provides fast turnaround on special size filters and we have also created some unique filtration products for exceptional environments that our customers deal with every day. For more information on the company, please visit our website at www.thefiltershop.com

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