Local businesses recognized through Best of campaign
For the City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Heart of Wisconsin Community Incubator 2021 Community Leadership class hosted its first “Best of” campaign for the Wisconsin Rapids area community.
Organizers say the goal of this campaign is to build positivity in the Heart of Wisconsin Area business community.
“With last year being the toughest stretch our business community has been through in a while, we wanted to engage the community and have them be a part of something special. Voting for a local favorite businesses that align with each “Best of” category is a fun, inspiring way to give back and recognize some great accomplishments from a year with a significant amount of adversity,” Kari Schwingle, Engagement Director of the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce stated.
The Heart of Wisconsin’s Leadership program recently wrapped up its campaign, presenting the following winners with trophies created in the Wisconsin Rapids School District.
Best Place to Quarantine: Cravings, Honorable Mention: SWC YMCA; Best Place for a First Date: Jennings & Co., Honorable Mention: Aaron’s Wines & Steins; Best Place to Spend $10: Cravings, Honorable Mention: Rubi Reds; Best Curbside/Takeout Service: Sportsman’s Pub & Grill, Honorable Mention: Great Expectations; Best Dessert: Great Expectations, Honorable Mention: Dairy Queen; Best Bloody Mary: Hoozels, Honorable Mention: Layla’s Pub; Best Outdoor Dining: Anchor Bay Bar & Grill, Honorable Mention: The Branding Iron Supper Club; Best Family Experience: WR Rafters, Honorable Mention: Wisconsin Rapids Aquatics Center; Best Food Truck/Vendor: Chat-R-Box, Honorable Mention: Everythang Tacos.