MANKATO — LIV Aveda Salon & Spa and Massad Group will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Greater Mankato Growth Business Awards and Hall of Fame banquet Nov. 13.

LIV Aveda, 1839 Adams St., is owned by Tami and Tim Tupy.

The Massad family operates Olives restaurant downtown and Massad's Mediterranean Grille near the university as well as Najwa's Catering.

Those entered into the Hall of Fame are chosen on their creation of quality jobs and developing opportunities for their employees; demonstrating personal and business ethical qualities, including dedication to family, community, the environment and private enterprise and by demonstrating qualities of entrepreneurship by assuming the risk of organizing, developing and managing a successful private business.

Other award winners are:

Distinguished Business award

Neubau Holdings

Entrepreneurial Business award

True Real Estate

Brian Fazio Business Education Partnership award

Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota, South Central College, EI Microcircuits, Dotson Iron Castings, Jones Metal, Big Ideas

Hap Halligan Leadership award

Betty Ouren

Young Professional of the Year 

Jaci Sprague

Visit Mankato awards:

Bring It Home award

Minneopa State Park/bison preserve

Hospitality award

Jack McGowan's Farm

City Center Partnership awards:

Renovation under $500,000

Flask, by Mankato Independent Originals


Mankato Place 

Downtown Detail

Twin Rivers Council for the Arts – Common Grounds Parklet

Creative Placemaking

The Hub Food Park

CityArt “People’s Choice” award

To be revealed at event

GreenSeam awards:

Seamed in Success

B.E.S.T. of Waseca – Waseca Vision 2030 in partnership with the city of Waseca, Waseca County

Growing in the GreenSeam award

Aker – Orlando Saez and Todd Golly

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