In 2007, a new Recognition Program was implemented to spotlight
Main Street businesses for their efforts in bringing pride to their
establishment and the community.
Thanks to Jacob Mudge, brother of Perry DPW Superintendent Chuck Mudge,
and Bettinger Welding, the City has a unique trophy (shown above) to present to
monthly winners of the "Put Your Best Face Forward" competition.
Jacob is owner of Mudge Metal Craft in Florida.
The unique trophy is comprised of two skillfully crafted roses in a wooden barrel
that makes a nice display feature in the winner's establishment for the month in
which they are deemed winner of the competition.
Each month during the spring and summer the Mayor or a
Councilmember selects the winning recipient.
Judging is based on: Overall Appearance,
Swept Sidewalks, Clean Windows, Window Presentation,