AwardsDinner pics

Main Street Mount Vernon held its annual Awards Dinner in March 2016, at The Alcove Restaurant. This was a wonderful time to honor all of the accomplishments of our member businesses, organizations, and volunteers for 2015.

2015 Awards:

The following businesses, organizations, and individuals were honored throughout the evening.
Read award and winner descriptions.

Small Business of the Year – Griffin Insurance
Sponsored by WRP CPAs

Mid-Sized Business of the Year – Athens Greek Resturant
Sponsored by G.R. Smith Hardware

Large Business of the Year – Central Ohio Technical College
Sponsored by Herald’s Appliances and Electronics

The Spirit of Heritage Award – Mike Hillier
Honors a volunteer whose time and energy in 2014 has made a difference to the success of downtown.
Sponsored by Ohio Rental

Community Pride Award – Williams Flowers
Honors a business that has contributed to an overall pleasing aesthetic in downtown.
Sponsored by Griffin Insurance

Nonprofit of the Year Award - MTVarts
Honors a nonprofit organization whose efforts have significantly impacted our community.
Sponsored by Knox Community Hospital

Centennial Award – Knox County Chamber of Commerce
Honors Mount Vernon's oldest businesses who have contributed to our economic heritage for more than 100 years.

Walter Rudin Award – Ms. Karen Buchwald-Wright
Honors an individual’s long-term commitment to downtown Mount Vernon and the community, whose work has made significant contributions to downtown Mount Vernon and Main Street Mount Vernon
Sponsored by First-Knox National Bank

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