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Annual Awards Banquet winners announced!

Posted February 27th, 2015

  • all the awards winners
  • Guppy's Pizza - Best New Business Award
  • West Grand Ave BID - Helping Hand Award
  • JAMF Software - Development of the Year
  • Houligans - Best in Restaurant Customer Service
  • LE Phillips Memorial Public Library  - Best in Customer Service from Service Industry Awards
  • Northwestern Bank - Above & Beyond Award
  • Pizza Plus - Renovation of the Year
  • Randy Lee - Volunteer of the Year Award

Many downtown Eau Claire community members will be showing off their new plaques today.  Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. held its Annual Awards Banquet Thursday night at Houligans Steak and Seafood Pub.  The dinner is held each year to thank everyone for their support of the downtown area.

Click on the photos to the right to see the award winners!

More than 550 people voted in the Annual Awards survey.  Thirteen awards were given out this year, some in new categories.  New awards this year include the “Experience Award” and the “Outstanding Individual Award.”

The winners are as follows:


Development of the Year:

JAMF Software


Renovation of the Year:

Pizza Plus


Best New Business:

Guppy’s Pizza


Best in Customer Service – Restaurant:

Houligans Steak and Seafood Pub


Best in Customer Service - Retail:

The Local Store


Experience Award:

The Local Store / Volume One


Best in Customer Service – Service Industry:

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library


Downtown First:

Valleybrook Church


Outstanding Individual:

Sean Malone, Thomas Leigh Decorators


Helping Hand:

West Grand Business Improvement District


DECI Member of the Year:

Citizens Community Federal


Volunteer of the Year:

Randy Lee, Images by Lee Photography


Above and Beyond Award:

Northwestern Bank