Organizations, businesses win Main Street Awards

Posted on Apr 22, 2021 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive
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Several regional organizations and businesses were honored with Wisconsin Main Street Awards, which are sponsored by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.

New North winners include:

  • Best COVID Response: Definitely De Pere and City of De Pere, winner; Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership and City of Fond du Lac, honorable mention.
  • Best New Building: Graham Sweet Shoppe, Tigerton, winner.
  • Best Business Success Story: Barber Rich’s Barbershop, Omro, winner.
  • Best Downtown Revitalization Initiative — Connect Communities Under 12,000: Elite Smiles Dental, Little Chute, co-winner.
  • Best Business Retention Effort: Friends of Farmer’s Wife, Omro, winner.
  • Best Volunteer Engagement: Rotary Square Beautification Project, Ripon, winner.
  • Best Façade Rehab Over $20,000: Saks Holdings LLC, De Pere, winner.
  • Best Historic Restoration: Historic Mapes Hotel, Ripon, winner.
  • Executive Director Years of Service Awards: Five years — Brian Johnson, On Broadway – Green Bay, Roger Russove, Two Rivers; 10 years — Shirl Breunig, Sheboygan Falls; 14 years — Amy Hansen, Fond du Lac; and 29 years — Craig Tebon, Ripon.