Eleven businesses received surprise visits this week from Kewaunee County Buy Local to learn they were being acknowledged for excellence in the 2017 “Best of Kewaunee County” awards.

The program of Kewaunee County Economic Development Corp. reported that nearly 17,000 votes were cast this spring to recognize numerous outstanding businesses throughout the local community.

KCEDC’s announcement encourages local shoppers to visit and personally congratulate these Kewaunee County establishments:

Best Breakfast – Dairy Dean’s Family Restaurant

Best Lunch– Caffe Tlazo

Best Dinner – Skaliwags

Best Customer Service – Hotel Stebbins

Best Retail (clothing/jewelry/flowers/ gifts) – Steele Street Floral

Best Retail (home/recreation) – Simonar Sports

Best Professional Service – Aurora Pharmacy

Best Salon or Barber- Classic Waves

Best Auto Sales or Repair – Algoma Motors Inc.

Best Charter – Hakuna Matata Charter

Best Locally Made Product – Lafonds Fish Market

KCEDC has posted photos with the winners along with Thursday’s announcement.

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