DCEDC Presents Local Business Awards

Wednesday was the Door County Economic Development Corporation’s 34th annual investors meeting and luncheon, held at Stone Harbor Resort, where five Door County business awards were presented.The Women, Minority or Veteran Owned Business of the Year Award went to Amy Labott of Door County Hardware. In the last two years, this business relocated into a new Sturgeon Bay location, renovated its old business space into … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , |

Door County Hardware, Coolest Store East of the Mississippi

The Ace Hardware Corporation recently named Door County Ace Hardware as the “Coolest Hardware Store East of the Mississippi.” Out of the 5,000+ Ace Hardware stores across the country, only two stores are chosen each year for this recognition, one east and one west of the Mississippi. Third-generation owner Amy(Austad) Labott moved the store from it’s original location on 3rd Avenue, to it’s current home … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , |

DCEDC Accepting Nominations for Business Awards

The Door County Economic Development Corporation has begun the nomination period for 4 business awards leading up to the presentation of those awards at their annual meeting in April. From now until 5 PM Friday, February 23rd, you can submit your nominations for the Range Lights Award for Emerging Business of the Year, the Light Keeper Award for Woman, Minority, or Veteran-Owned Business of the … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , |

DCEDC Presents Local Business Awards

The annual investors meeting for the Door County Economic Development Corporation was held Thursday, and four business awards were presented to local entrepreneurs.Brad Andreae of Therma-Tron-X was given the distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award. He is only the 3rd business owner to receive this award since 1978, joining the ranks of Ellsworth Peterson of Peterson Builders, and Fran Shefchik of Portside Builders.The Light Keeper Award, for … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , |

Sturgeon Bay Freighter in Coolest Contest

Voting is underway in “The Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin” contest at www.madeinwis.com.Included in the more than 100 nominees is the M/V Mark W. Barker, a 639 foot long freighter, built at Sturgeon Bay’s Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. The barker is the first great lakes freighter built in nearly forty years.The first round of voting runs through September 27th & will determine which of the many … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , |

New Owners for Younker’s Building

Destination Sturgeon Bay has announced that Todd Trimberger and Dr. Kelton Reitz, the owners of Bliss on Jefferson Street, have purchased the former Younker’s building on 3rd Avenue. Construction will begin immediately for their new store in this location which will be called the “Marketplace by Bliss”. Once they open this new 3rd Avenue location this coming fall, they will close their Jefferson Street location. … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , |