The Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission will honor the winners of the 2014 Merchant of the Year award at the July 21, 2014 Village Board meeting. The Consumer Affairs Commission received over 400 ballots nominating 35 different Skokie businesses. Ballot entries were available in NewSkokie, at
and at the Shop Local Skokie Facebook page.The winners for the 2014 Merchant of the Year: Merchant of the Year 1st Place - Randy Ramos Salon located at 8350 Keystone Avenue 2nd Runner Up – Main-Crawford Auto Repair located at 8359 Crawford Avenue 3rd Runner Up - Illinois Nut and Candy located at 3745 Dempster Street
Randy Ramos Salon will receive a plaque and a perpetual Merchant of the Year trophy that has their business name engraved. The trophy will be on display at Randy Ramos Salon for one year.
The Consumer Affairs Commission sponsors the Skokie Farmers’ Market and makes recommendations on ordinances and regulations related to consumer affairs. All recommendations are presented to the Mayor and the Village Board. For further information please contact Terry Oline at 847/933-8400.