The 5th Annual Blue Ribbon Awards were given out on April 6th, 2017 at the Executive Conference & Banquet Center.   The Finalist and Winners are listed below.  Congratulations to all.

Winners Please use the Winner Badge on your website or any other marketing you wish.   Other sizes are available below or contact DSBC.

If you were nominated for a DSBC award then you may use the finalist Badge:

Winners may use the winner’s badge:

if you won one of the Judge’s Choice Awards, you may use this Badge:

Thank you to Teakettica LLC, for designing the badges.


Thank you to our esteemed judges: Pat Forester, Henry Milligan and Jim Stoddard



Best Retail
Airbase Carpet & Tile
Bing’s Bakery WINNER People’s Choice
Express Discount Pharmacy WINNER Judge’s Choice
Java Jukebox
Magic Car Wash
Rehoboth Beach Running Company

Best Customer Service
Atlantic Barter
Blue Hen Bed and Breakfast WINNER People’s AND Judge’s Choice
Budget Rooter
MidCoast Community Bank
Moore Seal, Inc
Olive Tree Cafe

Best Home Based
Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast
New Life Floors
Perfect Wedding Guide
The Happy Self Publisher WINNER People’s Choice
Unique Home Staging

Best Veteran Owned
Ben Keeling – Jabor Plus
Lou DeYenno – LP DeYenno Associates
Sam Waltz – Sam Waltz & Associates
Troy Boxton – Mobile Cloud Video Game Party WINNER People’s Choice
Will Webber – Keller Williams

Best Website
Brew Ha Ha –
Creative Travel, Inc –
Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant –
Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce –
Mobile Cloud Video Game Party –
Paws for People – WINNER People’s Choice
Sullivan’s Steakhouse – WINNER Judge’s Choice
Teakettica LLS –

Best Marketing
Get Life Coaching
Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce
Moore Seal, Inc WINNER Judge’s Choice
Splash Designworks!
Teakettica, LLC WINNER People’s Choice

Best Community Involvement
Agents and Corporations, Inc
Delaware 87ers
Olive Tree Cafe
Premier Wine & Spirits WINNER Judge’s Choice
WSFS Bank WINNER People’s Choice

Best Restaurant
Olive Tree Cafe WINNER People’s Choice
Sullivan’s Steakhouse WINNER Judge’s Choice
Churrascaria Saudades Brazilian Steakhouse
1776 steakhouse

Best Franchise
Cartridge World
Enviro-Master of Delaware
Kona Ice Elkton/Newark
Mosquito Authority
OasisSenior Advisors
Painting with a Twist – Newark WINNER People’s Choice
Perfect Wedding Guide

Best Professional
Budget Rooter
Diamond State Financial
Enviro-Master of Delaware WINNER People’s Choice
Excel Business Services
Horizon Electric
Keller Williams – Team Allen
Moore Seal, Inc

Emerging Business of the Year
Express Discount Pharmacy
Mobile Cloud Video Game Party
Churrascaria Saudades Brazilian Steakhouse WINNER People’s Choice
OasisSenior Advisors

Best Non-Profit
Delaware Humane Association WINNER Judge’s Choice
Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce
Paws for People WINNER People’s Choice
Wilmington University

Best Man-Owned
Dominick Filingeri – Dom’s Pizza & Steaks
John Boykin – B & H Insurance
Norm Jones – Kirkwood Auto & Tire Center
Rich Collins – Collins Penn Jersey
Troy Boxton – Mobile Cloud Video Game Party WINNER People’s Choice

Best Woman-Owned
Amy Eschenbrenner – Blue Hen B & B WINNER People’s Choice
Brenda Fairchild Pea and the Pod Chiropractic
Jane Clark – Teakettica, LLC
Deidre Garoutte – Kona Ice Elkton/Newark
Ethel Lindsey – Lindsey’s Well Pet Mobile Vet, LLC
Megan Varley – New Life Floors
Lynn Paxson – OasisSenior Advisors

The John P. McKay Jr. Most Outstanding Individual Member
Dave Mays – Icon Djs
Lois Hoffman – The Juggling Hoffmans
Neil Stalter – Diamond State Financial WINNER Judge’s (Members) Choice
Megan Varley – New Life Floors

2017 Best Administrative Support
Clarice Ritchie PAWS for People

2017 DSBC Member/Ambassador of the Year
Ed Kessler – Delaware Perfect Wedding Guide



for other Award sizes and styles contact the DSBC or use the links below:

Award Winners:
125 x 112
160 x 144
240 x 216

Judge’s Choice:
125 x 112
160 x 144
240 x 216 

125 x 112
160 x 144
240 x 216

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