The Ballston Spa Business & Professional
Association, in partnership with Curtis Lumber,
honored business owners, residents, and nonprofit
organizations whose renovations, restoration,
and beautification efforts have enhanced
the Ballston Spa community over the past year.
The winners were chosen from nominations
submitted by others in the community.
At a reception on Nov. 16 at the First Presbyterian
Church, each award recipient was given a
framed certificate along with a Curtis Lumber
gift card in recognition of their efforts.
The presentations were made by BSBPA board
member and beautification chairperson Michelle
Burlingame, Curtis Lumber representative Doug
Ford, and Pete Bardunias of the Chamber of
Southern Saratoga County.
Best Residential New Build, 77 Pleasant St.,
Tom and Kim Slocum; Best Investment Property
Renovation, 11 Prospect St., Matt Akari;
Best Community Renovation Project,Veterans
of Foreign Wars, Post 358; Best Landscaping
Improvements, Ballston Spa Village Cemetery,
Ballston Spa Cemetery Association.
Best Commercial Exterior Renovation, Henry’s
Tavern, Dave Foster, Matt Hickey, Rick Mangino;
Best Commercial Exterior Renovation, Honorable
Mention, Next Door Kitchen and Bar, Matt
Hall and Chris Fignar; Best Commercial Interior
Renovation, Next Door Kitchen and Bar, Hall and
Fignar; Best Commercial Interior Renovation,
Honorable Mention, Henry’s Tavern, Foster,
Hickey and Mangino.
Best Complete Renovation, KidsFirst Child
Care Center, Christ Episcopal Church; Best Complete
Renovation, Honorable Mention, Canvas
Hair Salon, Jessica Shambo.