Past Award Recipients


Business Person of the Year


1999: Bill Dennis - Wilmington Super Value


2000: Mike Cripe - Whitmore Ace Hardware

2001: Steve Francis - Grundy Bank

2002: Eric Fisher - Free Press Newspapers

2003: Bonnie Southall - The Flower Loft

2004: Bill Welch - Sunrise Country Cafe

2005: Ralph "Tuffy" Stevens - Tuffy's Lounge and Patio

2006: Angelo Aggelopoulos - Angelo's Inc. 

2007: Jim Reeves, Reeves Funeral Home

2008: Scott Cameron -Camz Retro and Route 66 Root Beer

2009: Gary Geiss G&D Tire and Alignment

2010: Larry ClennonClennon Electric

2011: Kirk Bellettini- Bellettini Foods

2012: Linnea Nelson - Berkot's Super Foods

2013: Eddie LarsonD'Orazio Ford

2014: Trudy Curtis- Trinity Services

2015: Henry Bale The Bale Agency

Employee of the Month

 

2015

Joann Cacic: Wilmington House Restaurant

Gina Cartelli: Bellentini Foods 

Barb Osburn: Nelson's Furniture

Pam Brooks: Free Press Newspapers

Irmgard Staples: Aperion Care

Kim Surman: Retiring Guidance Counselor at Wilmington High School

Kylie Bradley: Doc's Pharmacy

Sue Rhodes: Pro Realty

 

2014

Jenny Parker: The Rustic Inn

Laurie Hermes: Doc's Drugs

Todd Colesby: Crockett Gunsmithing

Jamie Cromp: State Farm 

Danielle Schlitz: Bellenttini Foods

Bill Crews: Island Park District

Carol Knight: Wee Sip Liquors & Gas

 

2013

Janet M. Lund: Grundy Bank

Shelly Murrell: Skinner Animal Clinic 

Dennis McNamara: T.D. Pete's Gas Station

Stephanie Smith: Evan's Lawn & Garden

Jamison Landers: Whitmore Ace Hardware

Tammy Sweeney: Ron's Exhaust & Tire

Florence Osborne: Normington's General Store

Maureen Siatta: Doc's Drugs

 

2012

Bob McClure: Bellenttini Foods

Candy McWilliams: Hayden's Crossing

Brandy Scheer: Embassy Care Center

Kevin Webb: Nelson's Furniture

Bernie Gillis: The Corner Tap

Barb Harding: Grace Lutheran Church

Pam Kemp: Bellenttini Foods

Rob Russell: Tuffy's Lounge & Patio

 

2011

Kathy Booker: Nelly's Restaurant

Amy Burnes: Tryner, Francis & Tryner

Dawn Venstrom: First Christian Church

Bonnie Taylor: Stevens Intermediate School

 

2010

Charlee Cahoon: Kenneth J. Laczynski Agency

 

 

 

 

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Scholarship Recipient

 

2010: Ceara Viano

 

2012: Angela Brandon

 

2013: Corina Sorensen

 

2014: Andrew Liaromatis

 

2015: Faith Moore