Thursday, April 9, 2015

andersonville-logo-cmyk-Celebrating the best of Andersonville!

Join the Andersonville Development Corporation for an evening featuring great food and drink from Andersonville businesses, a fantastic silent auction, and of course the presentation of the 2015 Andersonville Honors Awards, recognizing outstanding businesses in Andersonville.

ADC is also pleased to partner with The Neo-Futurists to present a one-night-only, one-of-a-kind, Andersonville-focused Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind. The Gala  will be held at the theater’s longtime home at 5153 N. Ashland on Thursday, April 9 at 6:30pm (show starts at 8:00pm).

Tickets go on sale March 6.  The ticket price includes bites from your favorite neighborhood restaurants, beer from Metropolitan Brewing and wine from In Fine Spirits and Andersonville Wine & Spirits, and supports the innovative work of the Andersonville Development Corporation.

Before you attend the event, cast your vote to name the winners of our eight business-based awards categories:

  • Welcome Addition Award, for best new business to open in 2014
  • Good Neighbor Award, for the business that best exemplifies the spirit of community support and customer service.
  • Arts Organization of the Year
  • Service Organization of the Year
  • Best Place to Eat
  • Best Place to Drink
  • Best Place to Shop
  • Hidden Gem Award, for the best business that is a little ‘off of the beaten path’.

Nominations are open until March 5. Nominate your favorite businesses here:

The online ballot with all of the finalists will be available starting March 6.

In addition, the winners of the follow two awards will also be presented at the Andersonville Honors Gala:

  • The Eco-Andersonville Award, honoring the business who has invested the most to lessen its carbon footprint. The recipient of this award will be chosen by the Eco-Andersonville committee of the Andersonville Development Corporatioin.
  • The Mathiasson Community Service Award, established to honor Kurt Mathaisson, affectionately known as the “Mayor of Andersonville,” is an award the Chamber bestows on an INDIVIDUAL who most exemplifies Kurt’s devotion and commitment to the ongoing vitality of the Andersonville community. Nominations will come from the community at large; the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce Board will select the winner.