City, Chamber Recognize Kent's Best in Business

Annual Tree City Awards held in the Kent State University Ballroom Balcony

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


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

President's Award

• 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!


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