The Lima Young Professionals is pleased to announce the 2017 ILLY Awards will be held on
December 7, 2017
5:00p - Doors Open/Cocktails
6:00p - Dinner & Entertainment
6:45p - Awards
The recipients of the awards will be announced at the 2017 Lima YP ILLY Awards Dinner on Thursday, December 7th from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at the Old City Prime Upper Lounge. We salute all the finalists and we hope to see all of you at the ILLY Awards.
FINALISTS – EMERGING YP
The Lima YP Emerging YP ILLY Award recognizes an outstanding business or individual who displays excellent performance, dedication to the Lima YP and/or exhibits a strong commitment for growth.
The finalists for this year’s Emerging YP ILLY Award are:
Adam Rector, Biggby Coffee
Eddie Saunders, Comstor Outdoor
Jessica Gavin, Your Hometown Stations
FINALISTS – CHAMPION ILLY AWARD
The Lima YP Champion ILLY Award recognizes and celebrate the dedication of a company toward supporting the mission of the Lima YP- to enhance the community by attracting and retaining young professional talent to the greater Lima/Allen County area. It is designed to pay tribute to the most outstanding organizations who provide generous commitment of time, support and inspiration to the Lima Young Professionals.
The finalists for this year’s Champion ILLY Award are:
Lima Community Church
FINALISTS – YP LEGACY AWARD
The Lima YP YP Legacy ILLY Award recognizes an individual who has been an influencer for the Lima Young Professionals throughout their tenure as a LYP and has demonstrated commitment, leadership in their business and has had a positive impact on the community.
The finalists for this year’s YP Legacy ILLY Award are:
Chastity Butterfield, Thin&Healthy’s Total Solution
Lesley Fry, The Ohio State University at Lima
Andy Wannemacher, Wannemacher Total Logistics
FINALISTS – YP SERVICE ILLY AWARD
The Lima YP YP Service ILLY Award recognizes and honors volunteers who set a standard for service to others. They encourage a sustained commitment to YP participation, have taken leadership positions while giving their time and resources to service clubs and other community-based organizations and inspire others to make volunteering a central part of their lives.
The finalists for this year’s YP SERVICE ILLY Award are:
Jill Bakies-Lewis, Beauty By Jill Salon and Spa
Ty Shelby, OmniSource
Ashley Lester-Heaphy, Primrose Retirement Community
FINALISTS – LOVE LIMA ILLY AWARD
The Lima YP Love Lima ILLY Award recognizes and honors leaders in our community who set a standard of pride in Lima. It is designed to pay tribute to the most outstanding individuals who provide generous commitment of time, support and inspiration. This is someone who gives truly noteworthy and extraordinary service as a business leader in their community.
The finalists for this year’s Love Lima ILLY Award are:
Eric Schaaf, HeartLight Pharmacy
Rob Nelson, The Met
Dr. Manu Aggarwal, The Vein Care Center
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT ILLY AWARD
The Lima YP is pleased to announce the recipient of the Lima YP Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to one who has attained and personified the highest level of professional excellence in her/his business or profession, has devoted long term commitment through the arts, business, volunteerism and generous donations to help Lima expand and maintain the outstanding community we call home.
The recipient for this year’s Lifetime Achievement ILLY Award is Dr. Jeff Jarvis of The University of Northwestern Ohio.
Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors