The Homer Downtown Development Authority recognized area businesses at its March meeting for their contributions to the community.
Business owners of David & Katie’s Amish Store, Wei’s Commerce Country Café and the Georgia Weekly Newspaper Museum (The Banks County News) were all recognized. The Homer DDA presented each business with a plaque.
David & Katie’s Amish Store was recognized for delivering food to people during the recent snow storm, as well as providing free meals to public safety workers. Bo Garrison accepted the plaque for the business, which is located in downtown Homer.
Wei’s Commerce Country Café was recognized for donating food during special events held in the town. Wei Nguyen and Maria Sotelo accepted the plaque for the business, which is located in the Banks Crossing area.
The Georgia Weekly Newspaper Museum (The Banks County News) was recognized for the renovation project at the building located in downtown Homer which Homer DDA officials said has “set the standard” for development. Mike and Clark Buffington accepted the plaque.
In other business at the March meeting, the Homer DDA members and volunteers discussed projects sponsored by the group during the year, which includes the upcoming Easter celebration in the downtown area.