Several area business were recognized for their contribution to the Kent community on Thursday night at the Tree City Awards and Annual Dinner, sponsored by the city of Kent and the .
Eleven awards were given to businesses that supported retention, investment and new development in the area in 2011.
The winners were as follows (you can see their photos above):
Tree City Awards
• MAC LTT
Mayor's Awards (city keys)
• Cass and Bob Mayfield
• Lori Wemhoff
IMMY Awards from the Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Person of the Year
• Mike Crawford of
• Roger Di Paolo, of The Record-Courier
Chamber's Bright Star Award
• Michelle Hartman
W.W. Reed Kent Medal for Public Service
• Cass and Bob Mayfield of
Congratulations to all recipients, from Kent Patch!