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State of Downtown and Achievement Awards

January 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Celebrate Downtown Racine at the Downtown Racine Corporation’s State of the Downtown and Achievement Award presentation on Wednesday, January 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the Johnson Building Learning and Development Center (555 Main St.).

The presentation agenda will consist of the State of the Downtown address and the announcement of 2021’s Downtown Achievement winners. Some of the highlights during the address will include business development updates, capital improvements, economic impact of events and resources provided to help businesses through the pandemic and what will be new in 2022.

This is event is free and open to the public. There will also be free drinks and appetizers served at the event.

“This is an opportunity to share downtown’s recent success and celebrate the people, sponsors, and organizations that have made a difference. We will reflect on the silver linings of 2021 and look ahead to the unprecedented opportunities we will have in 2022.” said Kelly Kruse, Executive Director at the Downtown.
The Downtown Achievement winners have been selected by the public through emailed submissions. Over 50 nominations were submitted this year. The nominations categories included: Downtown Showcase Award, Corporate Citizenship Award, Best New Small Business Award, Downtown Champion Award, and CPR Award.

The 2020 Achievement Award winners were as follows:
● Downtown Showcase Award – Yoga Roots Racine for Bend and Brew
● Corporate Citizenship Award – Stan and Mary Anderson – Venmo Challenge
● Best New Small Business Award – Taeja Vu’s on Main
● Downtown Champion Award – Festival Foods
● CPR Award – Smok’d on the Water

Come enjoy a night of celebrating our vibrant downtown and learning about all the exciting upcoming events and what is to come this year.

DOWNTOWN RACINE CORPORATION: Downtown Racine Corporation, a non-profit whose mission is to foster economic, social, and cultural diversity by stimulating business development, programming events, and marketing downtown to the community, developers, and tourists.


January 26
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


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