Best of Berkley

2019 Best of Berkley Honorees

  • Andrew Gilbert of Berkley Eyewear & Local Sunglass Co. was honored as Business Person of the Year for his work with the Berkley Street Art Fest and his leadership as chair for the Berkley DDA.
  • Such Great Heights Marketing was honored as Business of the Year for providing pro bono marketing support fro the chamber for the past seven years and support of the Berkley Pub Crawl. Pictured owners Tara and Brett Heitz.

2019 Honorees were presented with award at the Annual State of the Cities on October 25, 2019 at Farina’s Banquet Center. They also will ride in the carriage at the Annual Holiday Lights Parade.

Criteria for business honoree: Be a member of Berkley Area Chamber of Commerce, donates monetarily and/or in-kind to community and/or civic groups in Berkley and Huntington Woods. Business employees volunteer in the Berkley area community. Business works to make the Berkley are a great place to live, work and play.

Criteria for business person honoree: Works at an organization in the Berkley Area Chamber of Commerce. Person exemplifies through action, civic responsibility and works to encourage making the Berkley area a great place to live, work and play.


List of Past Honorees:

Past Best of Berkley Award Recipients

Catching Fireflies

Coffee Beanery

Bridget Dean of Have You Any Wool & Hiller’s

Jen & Maureen of Amici’s Pizza & Living Room & McCourt’s Music

Dan Cleary of Coffee Beanery & MacQueen Insurance

Karen Kober of Farina’s Banquet Center & Bagger Dave’s Burger Tavern

Tootie and Tallulah’s

Cinda Coon of The Lunch Café & Vibe Credit Union

Andy Massoll of Curt’s Service &
Michigan Property Managers/Michigan Metropolitan Realtors

Alan Semonian of Ameritax Plus & Eagle Rock Insurance

Coco Fairfield’s, Matt Church of Berkley Public Library, &
April McCrumb of Catching Fireflies and Yellow Door Art Market

The McCarty Team Century 21 Town & Country,
Carrie Vestrand of City Style and Katie Reiter of Our Greentopia

Berkley School District
Bridget Mahrle from United Mobile Power Wash

The Neighbor’s Shoppe
Jim Monahan, The Twisted Shamrock