The community was invited to nominate companies and people deserving of recognition for these efforts. An independent selection committee reviewed all nominations and selected winners in each of eight categories. The winners will be announced at the event.
Awards will be presented in the following categories:
Outstanding Large Business, presented by Susquehanna Real Estate
Outstanding Small Business, presented by Stock and Leader, Attorneys at Law
Outstanding Nonprofit Organization, presented by the York Revolution
Outstanding New Business/Merchant, presented by ROCK Commercial Real Estate
Better York Beautification Award
Outstanding Merchant, presented by CGA Law Firm
Outstanding Volunteer, presented by C.S. Davidson, Inc.
Outstanding Individual, presented by PeoplesBank
This year, to celebrate the 275th Anniversary of York, there will also be a special Downtown First Award for 2016, presented to The York Water Company as the oldest downtown business.
Tickets are $25 and include a pre-ceremony reception and the awards program. Tickets are available at https://dfa2016.eventbrite.com. The Downtown First Awards are made possible through support from Presenting Sponsor Glatfelter Insurance Group.
Downtown Inc works to facilitate leadership, collaboration, advocacy, and promotion of downtown initiatives in order to improve the overall physical appearance of downtown York, increase foot traffic throughout the downtown district, and communicate to the community at large the positive activities taking place in downtown York.
Please contact Downtown Inc at (717) 849-2331 or visit www.downtownyorkpa.com for information about what’s happening downtown or with questions about the nominations process.
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Clay Path Studio
Dominic DelliCarpini, York College of Pennsylvania
Didi and Smiling John's Barber Shop and Salon
Antwoine Dorm, Stick N Move Boxing
Alexandra Dwyer, The Parliament Arts Organization
Judy Eby, Historic Newton Square Neighborhood, York, PA
Family First Health
Randy Flaum (York Storyman)
Fosters Flower shop
Found Wanderer at Redeux
The Green Bean Roasting Co.
Jim Gross, York City Public Works
Jimmy Ilyes, Market and Penn Farmers Market
Junior League of York
Jack Kay, York County Industrial Authority
Lionfeather Studio at Redeux
Rob (Burrito) McGrath, Roburrito's
Richard F. Mula Architects
Joan Mummert, York County Heritage Trust
One Marketway West/ Yohn Property Management
Otto's Kitchen & Cocktails
Pedi Cabs of York
PeoplesBank, A Codorus Valley Company
Pepper's Grille at Central Market
Pippi's Pen Shoppe
Prime Art Supply Co.
Punks for Positivity
David Rudolph, York City Public Works
Sapio Sciences LLC
Glenn J. Smith, Esquire, York County
Cindy Steele, Central Market York
Sunrise Soap Company
Vault Video Games
Weary Arts Group
White Rose Credit Union
The York Emporium
York City Department of Public Works
York City Pretzel Company
York County Community Foundation
York Rescue Mission
York Symphony Orchestra