Progress Lakeshore held its 11th Annual Excellence in Economic Development Awards Breakfast on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. 

The event recognized businesses and individuals who help create a positive business climate in Manitowoc County.

Nominees by Awards Category

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Corporate Investment

  • Allie Family Companies
  • BayCare Clinic Lakeside Campus in Manitowoc
  • Broadwind/ Kone Cranes (honorable mention)
  • Redline Plastics (winner)

Entrepreneurial Achievement

  • Beyond Nutrition
  • Brennan Seehafer (winner)
  • BRIX (honorable mention)
  • Certified Auto Services
  • KIELeidoscope
  • Lakeshore FIRST Robotics
  • Shields & Sanders Autobody
  • The High Lift
  • Youniquely Fit Studio

Neighborhood Development

  • Cool City Brewing Company
  • Mike Howe Builders – Union Square Renovation (honorable mention)
  • Elks Club Redevelopment – Allie Family Companies
  • Kiel Hardware
  • PetSkull Brewing (winner)
  • Sabbatical Brewing
  • Treehouse Theater

Community Enhancement

  • Boys & Girls Club of Manitowoc County (winner)
  • Grow It Forward
  • Kiel Area Community Food Pantry (honorable mention)
  • Lakeshore FIRST Robotics (honorable mention)
  • Lakeshore Technical College & Manitowoc County Jail
  • The Fitness Store
  • Treehouse Theater
  • Vagabond Creative Studio
  • WI Maritime Museum

Economic Accelerator of the Year

  • Adam Tegen
  • Brennan Seehafer
  • Wine Not, LLC – Curt & Jean Andrews / Barry & Gina Krahn (honorable mention)
  • Sachin Shivaram (winner)
  • Todd Nilson