The Ballston Spa Business & Professional
Association, in partnership with Curtis
Lumber, honored business owners, residents
and one non-profit organization whose
renovation, restoration and beautification
efforts have enhanced Ballston Spa over
the past year.
The winners were chosen from nominations
submitted by others in the community.
At a reception in November at the First
Presbyterian Church, each award recipient
was given a framed certificate with a before
and after photograph of their property, along
with a Curtis Lumber gift card. The presentations
were made by BSBPA board member
and beautification chairperson Michelle
Burlingame and Curtis Lumber representative
The winners in the Residential category were:
Best Landscaping Improvements: 114 McLean St., Michael and Bradlea Raga-Barone.
Best Investment Property Renovation: 105 west North St., Paul and Debbie Carkner.
Best New Build: 97 Pleasant St., John and Courtney Mancini. Honorable Mentions: 129 Ballston Ave., Brenda Beard; 5 Beach St., Michele and Brian Aviles.
Best Complete Renovation: 160 Prospect St., Gary Pavlick and Dorothy Keesler
In the Commercial category, winners were:
Best Exterior Signage/window Display Renovation: A tie between Front Street Home, 6 Front St., Edmond DeRocker; and Victoria’s Corner, 252 Milton Ave., Vicki Ure.
Best Interior Renovation: Cunningham’s Coin Laundry, 9 Church Ave., Dave and Karen Avenarius. Honorable Mentions: Jan Rutland Artist Space, National Bottle Museum, 76 Milton Ave.; Zest, 3 Science St., Carla and Eric Kuchar.
Best Complete Renovation: The Iron Roost, 36 Front St., Linnaea DiNallo.
In the Historic Landmark Renovation category: Soldier’s Monument, Low and Front streets, American Legion Post 234.
Basil’s Creative Catering provided desserts and refreshments for the reception.
Visit www.ballston.org for photographs of the winning properties.