Partnership hosts annual awards dinner

J. Marie's owner John-William Davis and his daughter Jessalyn Marie Davis hold their Preservation Award at Tuesday night's Downtown Wapakoneta Partnership meeting.
Staff Writer

The Downtown Wapakoneta Partnership held its Annual Meeting and Dinner Tuesday night at Marley’s Downtown where they gave awards to those who enhanced the downtown district.

Moon Florist won the Gift of the Street award for their lighting display which creates an ambiance and adds something to the downtown district.

Former Chamber of Commerce Director Josh Hines received a Merit Award for his efforts in helping to maintain the appearance and viability of the downtown area. Former Mayor Rodney Metz was given a Legacy Award for his many years of service to people and the downtown district. The final award of the night went to J. Marie’s Wood-Fired Kitchen & Drink for the efforts in historic preservation.

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