Orchid Awards and Beautification Awards were presented to area businesses for exceptional landscaping and site beautification. The two Orchid Award winners were: Metro Center and the Becker Building. The Orchid maintenance Award was presented to David Vaughan Investments. Additional award winners were Country Inn and Suites, Donlan Bental Group, First English Lutheran Church, Keller Williams, and Trinity Lutheran Church for the Beautification Award. Building Beautification Awards were given to AdCo Advertising Agency, Knoxville Center for Student Success, and Fred’s Shoe Repair. A Property Maintenance Award was presented to Peoria Charter Coach.
No Onion Awards were given this year because all of the businesses that were nominated cleaned up and improved the appearance of their property, which is the goal of this award.