According to data from the group, the investments accounted for 229 new or retained jobs, six new businesses, four expanded businesses and a property acquisition
The honorees were presented with Main Street’s Golden Nail Award at its annual dinner at Interactive Neighborhood for Kids.
Golden Nail Award winners for work in 2007 included:
Jan Cooley: Purchase and renovation of the 311 Green St. building.
Brenau University: Renovation of space in the Featherbone Center for the nursing school.
Interactive Neighborhood for Kids: Renovation of their space in the Featherbone Center.
Harrison Tire and Oil Co.: Renovation of their building at 124 W. Academy St.
City of Gainesville: Renovation of City Hall.
Hall Community Bank: Renovation of their space in the 311 Green St. building.
A.J.’s Fun, Food and Friends: Renovation of 322 Spring St.
Wild Wings Café: Renovation of 311 Jesse Jewell Parkway.
Scott’s On the Square: Renovation of 110 Main St.
RaD Services: Renovation at 222 Main St.
Dental South Inc.: Renovation at 123 Washington St.
Carol’s Closet: Renovation of 114 Washington St.
The Crystal Plate: Renovation of 112 Bradford St.