Downtown First Award winners


The Downtown First Awards were held Thursday night by Downtown Inc, honoring people who are making moves around the city's central business district.

The honorees are chosen by an anonymous selection committee, according to Meagan Feeser, the marketing director for Downtown Inc.

Downtown Inc is a hybrid between the city authority that works to reinvigorate the downtown area and a nonprofit with the same goal.

The awards were presented at the LSC Design headquarters at 320 N George St. in York City,

The winners were:

York's Oldest Downtown Business: The York Water Co.

Outstanding Large Business: Fulton Bank

Outstanding Small Business: DiDi & Smiling John's Traditional Barber Shop & Salon

The logo of Downtown Inc

Outstanding New Business: Pedi Cabs of York

Outstanding Nonprofit: York Rescue Mission

Better York Appell Beautification Award: Punks for Positivity

Outstanding Merchant: York City Pretzel Co.

Outstanding Individual in an Organization: Glenn Smith

Outstanding Volunteer: Joe Jefcoat