Rylee's Ace Hardware - 2018 Recipient

Our Vision is to be the most helpful (& coolest) hardware store on the planet! We hold ourselves to nine core values: we tell the truth,  we serve the community with purpose, we share knowledge,  we are creative problem-solvers, we eliminate barriers, we are friendly, we ignore the noise, we optimize resources, and we value every team member. Our neighbors know they can... Rely on Rylee's!

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The Comic Signal

The Comic Signal is not only committed to serving customers, but also to serving the surrounding community. We make sure to carry new and old comics, graphic novels, and games for all ages!  Celebrated service means creating a memorable experience through personable interactions. We are able to do this for our customers by providing knowledge of comic history and providing friendly service. The Comic Signal: Sharing Knowledge. Creating Community.

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Eric J. Foster DDS PLC

Our mission is to help you achieve and maintain a healthy and beautiful smile by providing the highest levels of care and comfort with a personal touch.  It has been said, "people don't care how much you know until they know how much you care."  There are many dental practices that can deliver great dentistry,  but to deliver a great experience is unique!


Grand Rapids Treetop Adventure Park

Our mission is to provide a memorable experience! With every customer that comes into the park, our goal is to deliver each person a premier, personalized experience starting at the top of the hill, through facilitation, and during your entire experience. With the self-guided nature of our course, you are not pressured to keep up with a group, nor are you slowed by a facilitator, but we are there to assist you on your journey through the trees!


The Heritage Restaurant - Secchia Institute of Culinary Education

The Heritage Restaurant is a fine dining public restaurant staffed by culinary school students under the direct supervision of Chef Professors and Table Service Professors of the Secchia Institute of Culinary Education at GRCC. It is our goal to teach students how to deliver celebrated service to guests. Celebrated service involves exceeding the expectations of our guests through friendly, knowledgeable, and prompt service.  


JW Smits Insurance

We are a local family owned business, started in 2013. We place our clients at the center of all of our actions, treating them as friends and family and being available when they need us most.  Life's uncertainties do not always happen during office hours! We help clients realize their hopes and dreams by providing the best products and services to protect them from life's uncertainties and prepare them for the future.  


Koko FitClub

At Koko, we believe getting into shape doesn’t have to be at the expense of something else in your life. Fitness won’t work for most people unless it is convenient, quick and effective and based upon the unique needs of each individual. The truth is, everyone is different. “Koko” means individual, one-by-one: and that’s exactly how we treat every person who walks through our doors. We determine what motivates you as an individual and figure out how we can help you stay on track.  We want you to succeed!

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Pizza Ranch of Hudsonville

Mission: To give every guest a legendary experience. Vision: To glorify God by positively impacting the world.  At Pizza Ranch we have modeled our mission and vision in what we call the Pizza Ranch Way:  a five part strategy- Be friendly; Do the right thing; Show respect for all; Pursue excellence.  And at Pizza Ranch we also to give back to the community we represent.


Maru Sushi and Grill

At Maru Sushi, we push to have a fun, enthusiastic environment for people to dine with us, leaving happier than when they walked in!  We pride ourselves in providing a product of quality & getting to know our customers. Our team works hard with a postive attitude, and aims to go above and beyond for each other and for customers. We strive to have staff members grow with us and love giving positive words and high fives! 

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Pet Supplies Plus

Our mission is to become the "Trusted Advisor" to one client per day, per store, who will enthusiastically refer PSP to their friends and family.  We go the extra mile to make it a positive experience by providing immediate engagement, knowledgeable recommendations, and fast check out with carry out service.  We are here to ensure that our clients and their pets are happy & healthy!


Pixie & Prim Hair Boutique

We want to make your salon experience as unique and memorable as you are.  We promise to pay close attention to the details of your service, maintain the highest standard in the cleanliness of our salon, exceed your expectations, and keep you coming back for more!  We are proud of our salon and the service we provide to our community.


Prestige Floorwide, LLC

We are a family owned carpet cleaning business that specializes in pet stain and odor removal. We have specialized products and equipment that takes outtough to remove problems.  We realize how important a healthy, clean home environment is to our families and we want to make that a possibility for all that put their trust in us.  

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Screaming Needle Tattoo Co.

We offer friendly service in a safe environment.  Our staff is a very talented group of individuals, whose skill and art is invaluable with custom tattooing.  We personally select receptionists with positive attitudes, good morals and great smiles to make you feel welcome the second you walk in the door.



The Uccello’s Family is passionately dedicated to providing an outstanding experience to every guest.  Faro’s personal philosophy to, “Always strive to give your customer more than they would normally expect. Provide people the opportunity to enjoy great food and the service to match. You must always strive to be better in everything. And, never compromise on top quality in any area”.

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Valleau, VanDeven and Massie. Dentistry for Children

We provide dentistry for children and adults with special needs.  We know that going to the dentist can be scary, so our mission is provide dental care in a fun, comfortable and non-threatening environment. Our highly-trained team and inviting atmosphere help make dental care a success!