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Posted: March 14, 2019 Eau Claire Businesses and Supporters Honored at the Annual Downtowny’s

After more than 1,100 votes cast in community voting, the winners of the 11th Annual Downtown Eau Claire Awards were announced on March 13 at The Lismore Hotel.
The event, also known as “The Downtowny’s”, honors businesses, organizations and supporters that have made significant contributions to Eau Claire’s growing downtown in the past year.
Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. (DECI) hosts the annual awards ceremony. DECI Executive Director Aaron White said that, “Downtown Eau Claire is a livable, walkable mixture of businesses, districts, neighborhoods, the university, parks, rivers, trails, and everything in between. Our downtown champions continue to make the heart of the city even stronger and we think it’s important to celebrate them.”
Top recipients of public votes recognized at this year’s ceremony are as follows:
Best New Business: SHIFT Cyclery and Coffee Bar
Best Renovation: Grand Avenue Footbridge
Best New Development: Pablo Center at the Confluence
Best Downtown Event: Clearwater Winter Parade
Best Business: The District


Downtown Eau Claire also honored the following individuals for their contributions:
Volunteer of the Year: Marianne Klinkhammer
Member of the Year: Brent Douglas Flowers for Everyday
Outstanding Achievement: Dan Market

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