The Beacon's Best of the Best 2017


Voting for the third annual Best of the Best competition will be from August 3rd-August 31st.

There will be paper ballots printed in editions of The Beacon that can be turned or mailed into The Beacon office and there will also be a SurveyMonkey address that can be utilized for electronic voting.


Participants are allowed one vote per person. Paper ballots will be checked for names and handwriting. SurveyMonkey logs IP addresses and device use and one vote per device, per person will only be allowed.


Organizations, businesses and individuals must be in Ottawa County or the Lake Erie Islands area (including Kelleys Island) to be nominated and eligible to win.

Awards night

Winners will be announced at the award’s ceremony at the prestigious Catawba Island Club on Tuesday, September 12. Tickets will be $20. Hors d’oeuvres will be served prior to the awards ceremony and there will be a cash bar at the event.

A list of winners will be announced in the Thursday, Sep. 14th, edition of The Beacon.

For purchasing tickets and more information on The Beacon’s Best of the Best competition contact the office at 419-732-2154.