3rd Annual 2017 "Thank You" Honorees


Banks Vacuum Detroit

United Good House Keeper


Vickie Lewis, President and CEO

VMX International, LLC


DeAngelo and Renee Walton-Davis

DeAngelo’s Soul Food Deli & More


Alison Vaughn and Betty Henderson

Jackets for Jobs, Inc.


Helen Wright, President

E & H Printing


Christopher and Kelly Ramirez

Park Central Plaza


George Lyles

The Turkey Grill


The Sewell Family

Painexx Corporation, makers of Ringmaster Rubbing Oil


Robert Jacobs

Buddy’s Pizza Detroit


Simen Savaya and Thomas Poullath   

Holbrook Auto Parts


Teresa and Tom DeLaura

Dressed in Detroit


The Kado family

City Market


Mary Frazier-Dunlap

M&D Pharmacy


The Heidelberg Family

Heidelberg Dermatology


Roderick I. Parks, Sr. and Constance P. Parks

Parks Old Style Bar-B-Que  


Al Nunn

Nunn’s Bar-B-Que


Sandy Genesky

Milano Bakery


James and Eugene Peoples

Peoples Bakery and Restaurant


George and Martha Gray

Motor City Soul Food


Larry and Sam Dimovski

ABS Storage Products


Mark Pugsley

Louis Ace Hardware


Rohn ‘Coach” Baker and Yvonne Baker

Skills Ville A.A.T.C.


Homer and William Waterman

Waterman & Sons Printing


Vince Passalacqua

Mario’s Italian Restaurant Detroit


George Barnes

Heritage Vision Plans and Optical Centers


Bashar and Sal Yono

Cadillac Hardware


Rainy Hamilton Jr.

Hamilton Anderson Associates


Gary and Janina Jacobs

Capers Restaurant


Johnny Thomas

BelAir Luxury Cinema


JohnNae Reynolds, CEO

Tim Horton’s Café and Bake Shop


Nina Hodge, President/CEO

Above and Beyond Learning Childcare


Rickey Harris

Golden Touch Beauty Salon


Bobby Whetstone

Express Quick Lube and Auto Repair Services


Joann Griffin and Garnette Archer

Jo’s Gallery


Kosta Vrahnos

Costa D’Oro Jewelry


Carolyn Howard and Scott Lowell

Traffic Jam and Snug Restaurant


Dr. Nicole C. Anderson, D. C.

8 Mile Chiropractic Clinic


The Abro Family

Atlas Market


Monique and Andrena Sasser

Nikki’s Ginger Tea


The Kang Family

University Cleaners


Mike, Frederick and Raymond Zada

Mike’s Automotive Supply


Marcy and Stuart Feldman

Livernois-Davison Florists


James Galan

Las Galanes Restaurant


Pepper Martin

The Broadway


David Hardin Jr.

HeavyWeight Cuts


Eddie Rayborn

Brownie’s Muffler Service


Odis Bellinger, MA, LLPC

Building Better Men


Richard Crabb and Sandra Novak

Busy Bee Hardware


Steve and Mike Zelinsky

Z’s Villa




2nd Annual 2016 "Thank You" Recipients


Bob’s Pizza Palace

Henry The Hatter

Lou’s Deli

Sweet Potato Sensations

Dutch Girl Donuts

Miller’s Pro Hardware    

Julia’s Cleaners

Elite Archery Academy

Simmons and Clark Jewelers

London Luggage Shop

Mike’s Fresh Markets

Telway Burgers

Dakota Inn Rathskeller

Xavier’s Antique Furniture Store

Cost Plus Wines

DeVries and Company

Al's Jewelry and Loan

R. Hirt Jr. and Company

Westside Pharmacy

Ronnie’s Quality Meats


Louisiana Creole Gumbo

Detroit Diamond Drilling, Inc.

E&L Supermercado

God’s World

Ashley’s Flowers

DES Services, LLC.

The Black Dress Co.

SharMell’s Hair Salon

Enjoy Again Family Dining

Murray’s Lights & Electric

Virgirilli Management Company, DBA McDonald’s

Baker’s Keyboard Lounge

Women’s Informal Network

Eric’s I’ve Been Framed Shop

Fred & Son’s #1 Collision, Inc.

Car Source Automotive

Farmer John Food Center

Detroit Wholistic Center and Wholistic Training Institute

Matrix Human Services

Belmont Shopping Center

Scotty Simpson’s Fish and Chips

Better Made Snack Foods

Motor City Blight Busters





2015 "Thank You" Award Recipients for for First Annual Detroit Unsung Neighborhood Small Businesses

Bert's Jazz Marketplace
J and G Pallets and Trucking
U.S. Ice Corp.
Parkway Foods
Angeles Fashions
Hot Sams Clothier
The Bartell Family
Tijuanas Mexican Kitchen
Katie's Manicure World
Roma Cafe
Farmers Market
University Foods
The Fashion Place
Offin Rivers Accessories, Et Cetera
Central Detroit Christian
All About Technology

Anderson Paint Store, LLC.
Independent Copier Solutions
Payne Pulliam School of Trade and Commerce
JP's Hand Car Wash and Detailing Center
AGI Construction
Marine Pollution Control
Pyratech Security Systems, Inc.
HD Edwards
Cass Cafe
Annointed Construction
Speedy Communications, Inc.
Danto Furniture Company
Detroit Seafood Market
Donut Villa
Prince Valley Market
Imperial Market

The Detroit Impression Company, Inc.
Rickman Enterprise Group, LLC.
A and H Contractors
Simply Casual Clothing Store
Times Square Clothier
Digimax Business Copy Store
Schaefer Investments, LLC.
Adon Enterprise, LLC.
Rocky's Historic Eastern Market
Germack Pistachio Company
Aunt Mid's Produce
WJ and Sons Auto Repair
Public Lumber and Millwork
The Detroit Impression Company
Michigan Minority Contractors Association