Business Appreciation Month

Community Spirit Award

Involvement in the community
Making outstanding contributions to the quality of life
Giving back
Dedication and devotion
Uplifting the community

Nominate an eligible business* to be selected and recognized for the new Community Spirit Award. This award will recognize businesses who are making outstanding contributions to the community by supporting events, programs or initiatives that benefit the community and its residents. Businesses that exemplify dedication to uplifting the community, and who prioritize giving back may be recognized for the work that they are doing to make our community more vibrant, resilient and foster a spirit of service.

Who can nominate?

Westminster residents and businesses can nominate a business for the Community Spirit Award. Businesses can also self-nominate.


When does the nomination period close?

All nominations are due by Monday, September 12, 2022.


Are there any particular criteria for nominating a business?

The business must be operating within the City of Westminster, with an active Westminster business license.


Click the button below to link to the nomination form and more information.

Community Spirit Award

We 'Heart' Our Businesses

Each year, the City sets aside the month of November to recognize and thank businesses for their contributions to the Westminster community. This year will be no different. We have a full slate of events lined up to celebrate and honor our business community.

2021 Business Appreciation Month & Virtual Events

2021 Events PDF

  • Wednesday, October 27 – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Small Business Training (view our Business Trainings Library here)
  • Wednesday, November 10 – 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – 2021 Business Legacy & Business Sustainability Awards
  • Thursday, November 11 – 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Westminster Chamber of Commerce Taste of Westminster (register here)
  • Saturday, November 27 – Shop Small/Small Business Saturday (learn more here)
  • Saturday, November 27 – Monday, January 3 — Westminster Chamber of Commerce We Love Westy Sweepstakes (more information here)


2021 Business Legacy Award Recipients

75 Years65 Years60 Years50 Years45 Years
Westminster Public SchoolsBill's Sheet MetalWestminster Elks Lodge #2227Bertagnolli Dental StationBest Western Realty Corp
Westminster Fed Credit UnionSt Anthony North Health CampusPeerless Tires 4 Less
Shaklee - Nokes Lang
40 Years35 Years30 Years25 Years
Ball CorporationAble Pest Control CoAce Cash Express #93A Breathing Space
Barton - Fine Art StudioBellco Credit UnionAg Bio Development Inc.Action Striping Inc.
Joseph M. Fortunato CoChili's Hamburger Grill & BarArbortec Tree Service Inc.Alan's Urban Plumbing
The Gifted UnicornCobb Associates Inc.ASDS Computer CompanyArtisan Fabricating Inc.
Ergonomic Design Inc.AutoNation Honda 104Barnes/Noble Booksellers #2718
Fun Services Inc.Best Buy #209BBVA Compass Bank
Lenscrafters #0069K & K AssociatesBrakes Plus #105
Needham - LocksmithLots A Love UnlimitedColorado Network Staffing Inc.
Wells Fargo Bank NAMike's Upholstery & Auto AccessCovenant Living of Colorado
Jeffries Construction & Paving, Inc.Nancy Williams - DaycareDiscount Tires Co of Colorado
Smile Spa/Belenski DDSDon Ciancios
Valente Enterprises Inc.Dreiling's Lawn Service
DSW Shoe Warehouse #29077
Enterprise Rent-A-Car #1245
Haberer - Piano Lessons
Highview Mobile Home Community
JRS Productions
Kindercare Learning Ctr 301474
Lowell Auto Body Inc.
Paul's Lawnmower & Otdr Pwr Eqp
Perfect Teeth/ N. Sheridan PC
Personalized Greeting Cards
TJ Maxx/Home Goods #253
Tygart Daycare
Walnut Creek Apartments

2020 Business Appreciation Month & Virtual Events

Last year, with the entire world experiencing the pains of a global pandemic, we felt it was especially necessary to honor our local businesses during these unprecedented times. Below is a look at what we did to honor our businesses in 2020.

  • View Business Appreciation Month Kick-Off Video from Westminster City Council (view video here)
  • Small Business Training (view video here)
  • Westminster Chamber of Commerce Dine Local Campaign (more info here)
  • 2020 Virtual Business Legacy Awards (view video here)
  • 2020 Virtual Sustainability Awards (view video here)
  • Shop Small/Small Business Saturday

If you have questions or would like to sign up for the newsletters and receive communication from the Economic Development Department, please contact Business Development Manager Stephanie Troller at or Business Resource Management Analyst Shelby Wood at