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
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
Young Professional of the Year
Visit Mankato awards:
Bring It Home award
Minneopa State Park/bison preserve
Jack McGowan's Farm
City Center Partnership awards:
Renovation under $500,000
Flask, by Mankato Independent Originals
Twin Rivers Council for the Arts – Common Grounds Parklet
The Hub Food Park
CityArt “People’s Choice” award
To be revealed at event
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