- Bistro 83, North Ridgeville

- The Feve, Oberlin

- Strip Steakhouse, Avon


Fine Dining

- Strip Steakhouse, Avon

- Dodie’s Dockside, Lorain

- 1833 Restaurant, Oberlin


Casual Dining

- Avon Brewing Co., Avon

- The Feve, Oberlin

- Ziggy’s Pub & Restaurant, Amherst



- Avon Brewing Co., Avon

- Lorenzo’s Pizzeria, Oberlin

- The Brew Kettle, Amherst


Sunday Brunch

- The Feve, Oberlin

- Foundry Kitchen and Bar, Elyria

- Union Town Provisions, Lorain


Family Dining

- Blue Sky Restaurant, Multiple Locations

- Avon Brewing Co., Avon

- Mutt and Jeff’s Restaurant & Bar, Lorain


Bar Food

- Avon Brewing Co., Avon

- Ziggy’s Pub & Restaurant, Amherst

- Bar Nova, Avon


Cheap Eats

- Hot Dog Heaven, Amherst

- Blue Sky Restaurant, Multiple Locations

- ZZ’s Big Top, Avon



- Strip Steakhouse, Avon

- Bistro 83, North Ridgeville

- Diso’s Bistro, Lorain



- Nino’s Italian Restaurant,

North Ridgeville

- Sorrento Ristorante & Pizzeria,


- Fratello’s, Avon Lake



- Papasitos and Beer Mexican Grill, Lorain

- El Kefon, Lorain

- Lupitas Mexican Restaurant, Oberlin



- ThiNi Thai, Oberlin

- Pine Garden Restaurant, Lorain

- Golden Crown, Amherst



- Moosehead BBQ Grill, Amherst

- Uncle Bo’s Slow-n-Low Smokehouse BBQ, Elyria

- Mutt and Jeff’s, Lorain



- The Feve, Oberlin

- Avon Brewing Co., Avon

- Bistro 83, North Ridgeville



- Bistro 83, North Ridgeville

- Mutt and Jeff’s Restaurant & Bar,Lorain

- Foundry Kitchen and Bar, Elyria



- Avon Brewing Co., Avon

- ZZ’s Big Top, Avon

- Ziggy’s Pub & Restaurant, Amherst



- The Feve, Oberlin

- The Arb at Tappan Square, Oberlin

- The Brew Kettle, Amherst



- Agave Burritory, Oberlin

- Fiesta Jalapenos, North Ridgeville

- Don Tequila Bar & Grill, Amherst 



- Neechi’s Pizza, Avon

- Lorenzo’s Pizzeria, Oberlin

- Yala’s Pizza, Lorain



- Expresso Bakery, Elyria

- Kiedrowski’s Bakery, Amherst

- Marta’s N More Bakery, Lorain



- Slow Train Cafe, Oberlin

- Arabica Coffee Bistro, Amherst

- Check Please Cafe, Grafton



- Little Devil Cupcakery, Amherst

- Cakes by the Lake, Lorain

- Blue Sky Restaurant, Multiple Locations



- Suzin L. Chocolatier, Multiple Locations

- Gibson’s Bakery, Oberlin


Ice Cream

- Cowhaus Creamery, Elyria

- Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream, Avon

- Twist-n-Shake, Elyria


Wine Shop

- Wine Room, Avon

- Giuseppe’s Wine Cellar, Amherst



- Your Deli, Amherst

- Fligner’s Market, Lorain

- Rubin’s Deli & Restaurant, Elyria


Pastry Shop

- Little Devil Cupcakery, Amherst

- Kiedrowski’s, Amherst

- Cakes by the Lake, Lorain


Fish Fry

- American Slovak Club, Lorain

- Avon Brewing Co., Avon

- Tom’s Country Place, Avon



- Conferencing & Dining Services, Lorain County Community College, Elyria

- Crow’s Catering, Amherst

- Fligner’s Market, Lorain



- Jin House, Amherst

- Mandarin Chinese Restaurant, Oberlin

- Fujiyama Japanese Restaurant,



Healthy Menu

- Fresco Bistro, Lorain

- Aladdin’s Eatery, Oberlin

- Fresh Planet, Avon




Sports Bar

- Ziggy’s Pub & Restaurant, Amherst

- Game On Lorain, Lorain

- Wolfey’s Bistro & Pub, Elyria


Happy Hour

- Bistro 83, North Ridgeville

- Speak of the Devil, Lorain

- ZZ’s Big Top, Avon


Local Festival

- North Ridgeville Corn Festival, North Ridgeville

- Woollybear Festival, Vermilion

- Lorain International Festival, Lorain



- Matus Winery, Wakeman

- John Christ Winery, Avon Lake



- Apollo Theatre, Oberlin

- Lorain Palace Theater, Lorain

- Stocker Arts Center (LCCC), Elyria


Charitable Event

- The LCADA Way Pearls of Wisdom Benefit and Recognition Dinner, Lorain

- Blessing House Rock-a-Bye Ball, Lorain

- North Ridgeville Community Care Soup for the Spirit, North Ridgeville




- Off Broadway Floral & Gift Inc., Lorain

- Puffer’s Floral Shoppe Inc., Elyria

- Zelek Flower Shop Inc., Lorain


Garden Center

- Pandy’s Garden Center, Elyria

- Pinehaven Garden Center and Greenhouses Inc., Avon

- Don Mould’s Plantation Garden Center & Nursery, Multiple Locations


Beer Selection

- The Brew Kettle, Amherst

- Avon Brewing Co., Avon

- Beerhead Bar & Eatery, Avon


Book Store

- Ben Franklin, Oberlin

- MindFair Books, Oberlin

- Central Book Store, Amherst



- Elyria Jewelers & Repair, Elyria

- Vandemark Jewelers, Elyria

- Peter & Co. Jewelers, Avon Lake


Shopping Area

- Avon Commons, Avon

- Downtown Oberlin, Oberlin

- Main Street Amherst, Amherst



- Dollhouse Boutique, Amherst

- Truly Simple Boutique, Wellington

- Solene Boutique, Avon


Farmers Market

- Vermilion Farm Market, Vermilion

- Oberlin Farmers Market, Oberlin

- Fitch’s Farm Market, Avon



- Ginko Gallery & Studio, Oberlin

- FAVA, Oberlin

- Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery (LCCC), Elyria




Fitness Center

- Burn Boot Camp, Avon Lake

- Grafton Barbell Club, Grafton

- UH Avon Fitness Center, Avon


Fitness Trail

- Black River Reservation- Bur Oak, Elyria

- French Creek Reservation, Sheffield

- Sandy Ridge Reservation, North Ridgeville


Senior Living

- Kendal at Oberlin, Oberlin

- Sprenger Health Care Systems, Multiple Locations

- Kingston of Vermilion, Vermilion


Yoga Studio

- The Hive, Elyria

- Solaluna Yoga, Oberlin

- Simply Yoga LLC, Wellington


Healthy Food Selection

- Heinen’s Grocery Store, Avon

- Cafe Melissa, Avon Lake

- Aladdin’s Eatery, Oberlin




- Headquarters Salon & Spa, Lorain

- Adeva Salon and Spa, Oberlin

- Exhale Spa at UH Avon Health Center, Avon


Pet Boutique

- Alpha-Dog Pet Center & Pet Wash Systems, Amherst

- Polished Paws Salon & Boutique, Avon Lake

- Paws by the Lake Pet Resort & Daycare, Avon Lake


Car Wash

- Blue Falls Car Wash, Multiple Locations

- Ridgeville Wash Wizzard, North Ridgeville

- Goo Goo Express Car Wash, Avon


Dry Cleaner

- Elyria Dry Cleaners, Elyria

- Pat’s Cleaners, Multiple Locations

- Ridge Cleaners, Multiple Locations


Day Spa

- Adeva Salon and Spa, Oberlin

- Headquarters Salon & Spa, Lorain

- Exhale Spa at UH Avon Health Center, Avon



Dance Studio

- The Little Gym of Avon, Avon

- MovementWorks, Oberlin

- Miss Kristin’s Dance Studio, Avon Lake



- Ten Point 0 Gymnastics, North Ridgeville

- Avon Dance Martial Arts and Gymnastics, Avon

- Great Lakes Gymnastics, Avon Lake


Learning Center

- Laura’s Learning Treehouse, Avon

- Children’s Learning Center (LCCC), Lorain

- The Child Garden, Multiple Locations


Music Instruction

- Avon School of Music, Avon

- Community Music School (Oberlin Conservatory), Oberlin

- Rock Town Music Academy, Lorain




- Jeremy Watson, Watson Wellness, Amherst

- Beth Kiser, DC, Family Wellness Chiropractic Center, Lorain

- Lindsay Horn, Dynamic Movement Chiropractic, Lorain



- Heather Moran, Avon Brewing Co., Avon

- Jeff Gresko, Bistro 83, North Ridgeville

- Christina Piche, 83 & Chestnut Pub and Eatery, North Ridgeville


Local Volunteer

- Kat Byrnes, Main Street Wellington, Wellington

- Annette Corrao, BHS Alumni -Memorial Park, Sheffield Lake

- Judy Recknagel, Main Street Amherst and Community Foundation of Lorain County, Amherst 


Board Member

- Adam Freud, Oberlin Schools Endowment Board, Oberlin

- Teresa Gisela, Main Street Wellington, Wellington

- Brady Aldinger, The LCADA Way Board of Directors, 



- Adam Schmith, Culinary Arts Institute (LCCC) Elyria

- Brian Weaver, Avon Brewing Co., Avon

- Anthony Martorello, Bistro 83, North Ridgeville


Personal Trainer

- Mike Ely, Grafton Barbell Club, Grafton

- Dianne Green, Integral Fitness Ohio, Oberlin

- Gina Shaffer, UH Avon Fitness Center, Avon


Master Stylist

- Megan Morgan, Nix & Row Salon, Avon

- Alyssa Hulgin, Light Salon +Spa, Avon

- Chelsea Sitzhugh, Light Salon + Spa, Avon