The first ever Republic Awards happened this week and recognized the best of 2017. It was a glamorous ceremony and the swanky-ness levels were off the charts! The event also counted with the presence of some of the awards namesake; Republic’s most faithful and prestigious supporters.

Here are your winners:

The Bunyan Award

Mark Bunyan toasting the Republic and giving away the award named after him.

The Gracie Award

The Gracie Award recognizing the congeniality king of 2017 – Jeremy Null, acknowledging his friendly and approachable demeanour we all enjoy.

The Bike Commuter Award

The Bike Commuter Award recognizing the most consistent bike commuter of 2017 – Robert Lester, acknowledging his effort in consistently using his bike to get to work from the South Side.

Your Mama Award

Your Mama Award recognizing the best multi-tasker of 2017 –
Nathanael Fournier, acknowledging his ability to take care of several things at once, while maintaining both, a calm composure and the quality of his work.

The Gordon F%$^& Ramsay Award

Gordon F%$*& Ramsay Award recognizing the tastiest Lunches of 2017 – Sarah Griffin and Robert Lester, acknowledging their cooking skills and inspired menus.

The Handy Award

The Handy Award recognizing the handiest person of 2017 – Fraser Brown, acknowledging his flexibility and varied skill-set that makes him crucial to our development.

The Servinski Award

Kelly Servinski presenting The Servinski Award recognizing the most enthusiastic person of 2017 – Dennis Buhler, acknowledging his energy and contagious excitement.

Rookie of The Year Award

Rookie of The Year Award recognizing The Rookie of 2017 – Fraser Brown, acknowledging his impressive and multi-faceted performance on his first year at Republic.

The Loyalist Award

The Loyalist Award recognizing our longest standing employee – Joshua Berrow, acknowledging his flexibility to endure changes, as well as his unquestionable loyalty to Republic.

The Busy Bee Award

Busy Bee Award recognizing the busiest person of 2017- Sarah Griffin, acknowledging her work ethics, focus and ability to get stuff done.

The Atwood Award

The Atwood Award recognizing the most thorough service writer of 2017 – John Mckinnon,acknowledging his ability to assess technical issues and advise customers efficiently while maintaining clear communication with the service department.

The Blake Award

The Blake Award recognizing the most thorough sales person of 2017 – Jeremy Null, acknowledging his skill in identifying customers needs and advising accordingly while maintaining clear communication with the rest of the team.

The Mike Tyson Award

The Mike Tyson Award recognizing the clearest communicator of 2017 – Nathanael Fournier, acknowledging his effort in propagating understanding and his unquestionable interpersonal skills.

The Sheldon Brown Award

The Sheldon Brown Award recognizing The Most Thorough Mechanic of 2017 – Robert Lester, acknowledging his technical skills, attention to detail and ability to stay up-to-date with the latest technology.

The Nerd Award

The Nerd Award recognizing the person with most hours of training of 2017 – John Mckinnon (49h),
This is to acknowledge his valued curiosity and genuine hunger for knowledge.

The Goodwin Award

Eric Goodwin presenting The Goodwin Award for Employee of the Year

The Goodwin Award

The Goodwin Award recognizing The Employee of the Year for 2017- Will Waters, acknowledging his indispensable contributions to our growing awesomeness.

The Highest of Fives Award

The Highest of Fives recognizing the most faithful ally of 2017 – Nathanael Fournier, acknowledging his integrity, trustworthiness, excellence in leadership, and genuine interest in the betterment of the Republic

Also, not pictured there were a few other awards:

Most Stoked to Ride Award recognizing the most stoked rider of 2017 – Chris Hajek,acknowledging his willingness to say yes to every ride proposition.

Green Star Award recognizing the most environmentally conscious of 2017 – Chris Hajek,acknowledging his commitment to our planet and his willingness to do the work required to reduce our overall impact.

The Mugato Award (so hot right now!) recognizing the best dresser of 2017- Sean Hayzelden,
acknowledging his incomparable aesthetics and impeccable fashion choices.

Until next year!

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