The 4th Annual Blue Ribbon Awards were given out on April 7th 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.


Finalist may use the Finalist Badge.


Thank you to Teakettica, llc for designing the badges.


Thank you to our esteemed judges: Ken Grant, Carol Arrnott Robbins, and Will Minster



Best Man-Owned Business
Blue Crab Seafood Restaurant – Dick Schmidt – WINNER People’s Choice
Icon DJ & Promo – David Mays
Moore Seal, Inc – David Lewis
Payroll Management Assistance – James Paoli
Perfect Wedding Guide—Delaware – Ed Kessler

Best Woman Owned Business
Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast – Amy Eschenbrenner
Elements of Nutrition – Caren Sachs
Geneva Fonda Photography – Geneva Fonda
North DelaWHERE Happening – Suzy Casey & Tracy Zigman    WINNER People’s Choice
Pea and the Pod Chiropractic – Brenda Fairchild
Social Butterfly – Stefanie Roselle
Teakettica – Jane Clark
The Cleaning Girl – Kelly Jones
The Bridal Chic Boutique – Amy Stiefel
YoGo Factory – Diane Jenkins & Donna Rynes

Best Website
Delaware 87ers –
Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant –             WINNER People’s Choice
Life Insurance Solutions by Edgar –
Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce –
Sullivan’s Steakhouse Wilmington –
Teakettica LLC –       WINNER Judge’s Choice
The Brick Hotel –

Best Emerging Business
David Mays—Berkshire Hathoway
Goat Restaurant and Bar
Living Well Pharmacy
Unique Home Staging and Design    WINNER People’s Choice
YOGO Factory – Newark

Best Retail
Elements of Nutrition    WINNER Judge’s Choice
Magic Car Wash
Premier Wine and Spirits        WINNER  People’s Choice
Rehoboth Beach Running Company

Best Veteran Owned
Ben Keeling – Jabor Plus
Sam Waltz – Sam Waltz & Associates   WINNER People’s Choice
Will Webber—Will Webber Homes

Most Memorable Member
Denise Allen – Keller Williams Team Allen
Dave Mays – Icon Dj & Promo
Geneva Fonda – Geneva Fonda Photography
Lois Hoffman – The Happy Self Publisher      WINNER Member’s Choice
Megan Varley – New Life Floors
Will Webber – Keller Williams Will Webber Homes

Best Service Related Business
Budget Rooter
Enviro-Master of Delaware
Horizon Electric
Moore Seal, Inc   WINNER People’s Choice
Teakettica LLC
Best Marketing of the Year
Aqua Sol
Cartridge World
Get Life Coaching       WINNER Judge’s Choice
Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce   WINNER People’s Choice
North DelaWHERE Happening

Best Non-Profit
Delaware Humane Association   WINNER  People’s Choice
Forgotten Cats
Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce
Service Source
Small Business Development Center
Wilmington University

Best Restaurant
Aqua Sol
Augusta Grill at Clarion Belle
Blue Crab Seafood Restaurant
Dom’s Pizza
Olive Tree Café        WINNER  Judge’s Choice
Sullivan’s Steakhouse    WINNER People’s Choice

Best Franchise of the Year
Cartridge World – DE
Instant Imprints
Minuteman Press
YOGO Factory – Newark     WINNER People’s Choice

Home-Based Business of the Year
Blue Diamond Answering Service
Blue Hen Bed and Breakfast            WINNER  People’s Choice
Juice Plus—Marilyn Del Duca
New Life Floors
Social Butterfly
Unique Home Staging and Design

Best Community Involvement
Annie’s Menagerie-We Bring the ZOO to you     WINNER Judge’s Choice
Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast
Delaware 87ers
The Cleaning Girl
Xcelerate Fitness

Best Customer Service
Budget Rooter
Cartridge World—Delaware
Moore Seal Inc
Pea an the Pod Chiropractic     WINNER Judge’s Choice
WSFS Bank           WINNER  People’s Choice



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