Voting is underway for the top West Michigan business that inspires the community with its service!

This is the third year that the folks from Celebration! Cinema are awarding the Celebrated Service Award, which aims to "reignite a conversation about service throughout the community that leads to meaningful change; building equality for all who live in and visit our communities."The winner of the Celebrated Service Award will be highlighted in a promotion airing before every movie shown at Celebration’s theatres. The prize packages for the six regional winners total more than $360,000 in value, with promotions, workshops, movie watch parties and cash prizes included.

This year’s nominees for the Grand Rapids area include:


Cherie Inn (My Town Grand Rapids Central)
D. Schuler’s Fine Wine & Spirits (My Town Grandville)
Discount Tire (My Town Wyoming)
Fox Shawmut Hills (My Town Grand Rapids West)
Northeast Automotive (My Town Grand Rapids North)
Peppino’s Pizzeria & Sports Grille South (My Town Kentwood)
Spoonlickers (My Town Grand Rapids Central)
Striders (My Town Grand Rapids Central)
The Cheese Lady (My Town Grand Rapids Central)
The Green Well Gastro Pub (My Town Grand Rapids Central)
Wyoming Animal Hospital (My Town Wyoming)
Lakeside Car Company (My Town Rockford)
Carrettino Italian Market & Wine (My Town Grand Rapids South)
Yoga Heat (My Town Grand Rapids North)
Victory Apparel (My Town Walker)


Last year, about 60,000 people cast votes in the competition. Tallorico’s Boardwalk Subs, of Byron Center, claimed honors.


Public voting runs through Monday, November 26. To cast your vote, visit Celebration! Cinema will reveal the winner by noon Wednesday, November 27.