Congratulations 2016 Heart of Anchorage Award Nominees!
Thank you for helping us celebrate & honor the Heart of Anchorage nominees on March 26th at the Anchorage Museum! Congratulations again, to all 2016 Heart of Anchorage Award Nominees, and thank you for your continued efforts to help make downtown Anchorage a better place.
CHUGACH MOUNTAIN AWARD
Presented to an employee in an organization or business that has demonstrated outstanding customer service skills and professional excellence.
Sophia Alexander (Kaladi Brothers Coffee)
Shelley Cooper (The Kobuk)
Peter House (Deeptree)
Natalie Osborne (WONDERBUILD.com)
Katelyn Swiercz (Kaladi Brothers Coffee)
Lexy Turnbull (Moose A’La Mode)
Jon Bangs (Holy Family Cathedral)
Dave Devlin (MOA – Community Work Service)
Dani Myren (APDEA – Police Navidad)
Richard Oswald (EasyPark)
Daniel Ramierz (EasyPark)
Presented to a team/group for their outstanding leadership, professional excellence, and contributions to Downtown Anchorage.
CRW Engineering (Mike Rabe and Willy Van Hemert)
Jade Lady Meditation (DaoShima Susan Elkins and Staff)
Alaska Veterans Museum (Suellyn Wright Novak and Staff)
First United Methodist Church Mission Outreach Team (Steve Maga, Jen Miller, Lori Staats)
SPIRIT OF ALASKA AWARD
Presented to a volunteer who has demonstrated exceptional efforts to support a Downtown business, charity, or organization.
Bill Chambers (Hafling Building)
Kristin George (Sullivan’s Steakhouse)
Amie Haakenson (Caffe D’arte)
Sally Ausman (Covenant House)
Brenda Trupp (Downtown Soup Kitchen)
Downtown Scavenger Hunt Planning Committee (United Way)
Visit Anchorage Critters
SHIP CREEK LANDING AWARD
Presented to entrepreneur(s) who have started a new, innovative downtown business (in the last 3 years) that has enlivened downtown.
Pangea Restaurant & Lounge
SteamDot Coffee Company
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK AWARD
Acknowledges outstanding design on a new or remodeled exterior/interior renovation or storefront of a business (in the last 3 years).
Alaska Railroad Historic Freight Shed Interiors
Brilliant Media Strategies
GEORGE M. SULLIVAN AWARD
George M. Sullivan was our mayor in 1975 when the Municipality of Anchorage was formed. In regards to his outstanding leadership we present this award to the manager, executive or owner who demonstrates strong leadership qualities and works well with a team.
Kathryn Muntean (Kaladi Brothers Coffee)
Michelle Smith (Sacks Café)
Dale Tran (Kaladi Brothers Coffee)
Marvin Ungerecht (Architects Alaska)
Debe Mahoney (NeighborWorks)
Steve Ribuffo (Port of Anchorage)
Reed Smith (Anchorage Opera)