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Posted on: April 21, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Westmont Community Awards - Diane Main Named Citizen of the Year

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: April 21, 2017

On April 20, 2017, the Westmont Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Community Awards Dinner at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center.  The event had a record turnout with more than 150 people in attendance.

Numerous prestigious awards were presented throughout the evening including Diane Main being named Citizen of the Year.  Main, who is the current President of the Westmont Park Board, has been a community volunteer for almost four decades.  Congratulations to Diane and all of the recipients.

The following community awards were announced and presented:

Westmont Citizen of the Year
Diane Main

Dick Busse Business of the Year Award
Alkaye Media

Roger Westman President’s Award
Gregg Pill

Honorary Chamber Lifetime Member Awards
Lorraine Devericks and Debby Piha 

Mayor’s Special Recognition Award
Jinny Szymski

Westmont Special Events Jim Wright  Making Memories Award
Jinny Szymski

Westmont Public Service Award
Jenny Babyar

Public Safety Officer of the Year
Westmont Police Sgt. Mike Weibler

Educators of the Year
Christina Meyer and April Veal

Westmont Rotary Club Paul Harris Award
Bill and Jo Wavak

Knights of Columbus Service Award
Larry Forssberg

Westmont Community Improvement Awards

Clemens Enterprises
Dazzling Styles by Karol
Express Oil Change
Grill 89
Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort
PPG Paints
St. Sophia’s Forgotten Felines
Westmont Village Apartments

Westmont Restaurant Reader's Choice Award

Best Seafood – Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
Best Sushi – Sushi House
Best Asian – Hanbun
Best Fast Casual & Best Pizza – Woodgrain Neapolitan Pizzeria
Best Ice Cream – Tasty Treat
Best Fast Food – Chipotle
Best Mexican Restaurant – Taco Grill & Salsa Bar
Best Coffee Shop – Brewed Awakening
Best Banquet Space – Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort
Best Holiday Brunch – Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort
Best BBQ – Uncle Bub’s BBQ & Catering
Best Catering – Uncle Bubs BBQ & Catering
Best Family Friendly Restaurant – Uncle Bub’s & Catering
Best Burger – DJ’s Sport Bar and Grill
Best Drinking Establishment – DJ’s Sport Bar and Grill
Best Video Gaming – DJ’s Sports Bar and Grill
Best Breakfast – Citrus Diner
Best Lunch – Citrus Diner
Best Fine Dining – Bakersfield
Best Full Service – J. Fleming’s Absolutely Delicious 
Best for Live Entertainment – J. Fleming’s Absolutely Delicious 
Best for Outdoor Dining – J. Fleming's Absolutely Delicious
Best Sandwich – J. Fleming's Absolutely Delicious
Best Indian Restaurant- Saffron Restaurant
Best Italian Cuisine - Vincitori
Best Salad – Standard Market Grill
Best Bakery – Standard Market Bakery

Look for more pictures and a video of the event to be published in the near future.  For more information regarding the Westmont Chamber and this event, contact the Chamber at or 630-960-5553.


Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont Communications Director

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