The winners are:
The Walter Kalata Landmark Award: Dr. Jekyll’s Bar.
Volunteer of the Year: Steve Demcak and Kathy Dreyer for their efforts through the years, including helping to launch the Heid Music Summer Concert Series 14 years ago.
Dreamers and Doers Award: Jones Park and the Fox Cities Exhibition Center. The projects worked hand in hand to create a dynamic destination in the heart of downtown.
Downtown Renovation Award: Mondo! Wine Bar & Retail.
President’s Award: BConnected, LLC. By working with numerous downtown businesses, this company has direct impact on sharing news about activities, live music, and arts and culture to the community.
Rising Star Award: Casting On. The business provides a place for people to learn about and practice fiber arts.
The Bernie Pearlman Downtown Award: Chad Brady, a local artist, created many murals in the downtown that invoke conversation, honor history, spark emotion and fill the public view with beauty.
Downtown Business of the Year: Shear Chaos Hair Parlour.