AGE-FRIENDLY DESIGNATED BUSINESSES

Random Age-Friendly Communities organization was chosen by the Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development to create an Age-Friendly Business Recognition Program. An Age-Friendly Business Recognition Model including an Assessment Tool that sets out ways businesses can better serve its customers, especially older customers, has been developed.

During the pilot year, May 2022 – May 2023, Random Age-Friendly Communities will work with 10 Businesses and help them achieve the Age-Friendly Business Status.

Clarenville Area Consumers Co-op

Congratulations to the Clarenville Area Consumers Co-op on becoming the first grocery store in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business.

The award was presented to Bob Gammon, Board Chair, Clarenville Area Consumers Co-op by Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett while Manager, Eldon Drodge and other staff members and members of Random Age-Friendly Communities looked on.

This grocery store received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. The Clarenville Area Consumers Co-op exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Sound Island Hearing

Congratulations to Sound Island Hearing and Owner/Audiologist Brittany Green on becoming the first Audiologist and first Hearing Clinic to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The award was presented to Brittany Green, Owner/Audiologist, Sound Island Hearing by Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett.

Sound Island Hearing received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This clinical service business exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Locally owned and operated since 2020, Sound Island Hearing is the only clinic in the Clarenville area with a Registered Clinical Audiologist.

Clarenville Ford

Congratulations Clarenville Ford!

The Age-Friendly Business award was presented to Dealer Principal, Junior Peddle by Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett while other Clarenville Ford staff members looked on.

Established in 1993, Clarenville Ford offers a variety of new & used vehicles as well as automotive parts and service. Services include trusted Ford car repair, original Ford auto parts, and auto financing.

Clarenville Ford received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This automotive dealership exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Clarenville Ford is the first automotive dealership to be awarded the Age-Friendly Business designation in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

NL Credit Union

Congratulations to NL Credit Union, Clarenville Branch!

Shawn Parsons, Branch Manager NLCU received the award from Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett in the presence of 3 NLCU employees and Pat Osmond, Age-Friendly Business Committee member.

NLCU is a full-service financial institution and the largest credit union in the province. Clarenville Branch is one of the 12 provincially regulated and operating branches in major hubs across Newfoundland and Labrador.

NLCU has proudly supported numerous initiatives and organizations over the years. NLCU established their own Scholarship Program to help young graduates in their pursuit of post-secondary education. Through NLCU’s establishment and continuing support of the NLCU Charitable Foundation, well over $1 million has been donated to charities since 2002.

NLCU received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This financial institution exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Congratulations to NL Credit Union, Clarenville Branch on becoming the first financial institution to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Clarenville Inn

Congratulations to Clarenville Inn!

Clarenville Inn is a 4-star family-owned full-service hotel with an on-site restaurant and lounge with breathtaking harbour views.

This 4-star Canada Select hotel is wheelchair accessible, has a fitness center, heated outdoor pool and hot tub, outdoor fire pit and pet-friendly rooms. Whether you are young or old, Clarenville Inn has just what you need for an unforgettable vacation.

Clarenville Inn offers one of the widest ranges of banquet and conference facilities in the entire region of Clarenville and beyond.

The award was presented to Manager, Bonita Critch by Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett. A number of Clarenville Inn employees were in attendance as well as Leo Bonnell, Vice-Chair Random Age-Friendly Communities.

Clarenville Inn received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This hotel exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Congratulations Clarenville Inn on becoming the First Hotel in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business.