News Shine a light on businesses and people who make Haliburton County great SHARE ON: Kaitlin Livingston, contributor, Wednesday, Nov. 23rd, 2016 Nominations are now open for the 11th Annual Business and Community Achievement Awards Gala. The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce Manager Autumn Smith says these awards are about shining a light on those people and businesses that make our community so great. The gala has become the premier business event of the year bringing together business, government, and the community to recognize excellence. Last year, the chamber received over 90 nominations, and over 60 different businesses, organizations and individuals were recognized. Nomination forms are available on the Chamber’s website. The deadline to submit a nomination is on Friday, January 27th.