Our Merchants & Community Leaders

CCP Michelle Ryan Big Groveon Wednesday, January 25, 2023.

Michelle Ryan of Big Grove Tavern

Nicole Frydman of Uniting Pride of Champaign County

Nicole Frydman of Uniting Pride of Champaign County


Dr. David Wurth of Wurth Chiropractic Center

Chris Knight - Meet Your Merchant

Dr. Chris Knight of Blind Pig Brewing

CCP Scott Claninon Thursday, September 22, 2022.

Scott Clanin of Clanin Marketing

Susan and Judy Elmore of Jane Adams Books in the shop
on Monday, July 11, 2022.

Susan and Judy Elmore of Jane Addams Book Shop

The Rev. Beth Maynard, Rector of 
Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church
on Monday, July 18, 2022.

Mother Beth Maynard of Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church

Magaly and Leonel with plates of food in a restaurant dining room.

Magaly Avila of La Bahía Grill


Madeleine Wolske of Champaign Public Library


DeAnna Craig of Hamilton Walker’s


Jo Ellen DeVilbiss of The Conservatory of Central Illinois

Erin McGill at Golden Weather Goods
on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.

Erin McGill of Golden Weather Goods

Matthis Helmick of Plant Mode in his store on Thursday, December 30, 2021.

Matthis Helmick of Plant Mode

University YMCA executive director Jim Hinterlong in the remodeled Latzer Hallon Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Jim Hinterlong of the University YMCA

Casey Gold, Dan Church and Greg Bugee (seated) in one of the rooms at The Venue in downtown Champaign
on Monday, March 1, 2021. Darrell Hoemann Photography/Center City Partnership

Casey Gold, Dan Church, & Greg Bugbee of The Venue CU


Rob Dalhaus with CU at Home

Ashley Withers
Lead Employment Specialist
Community Choices

Ashley Withers of Community Choices

Peter Schmidt of UpClose Printing at his office in Champaign
on Thursday, September 24, 2020.

Peter Schmidt of UpClose Printing

Lanna Bartko INB for Champaign Center Partnership at her office ion Champaign on Friday, September 18, 2020.

Lanna Bartko of INB

Gene and Charlene Guldbrandsen of Goosehead Insurance at their office in Champaign on Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Gene and Charlene Guldbrandsen of Goosehead Insurance

Emma Reinbold from Just BEE Acai

Emma Reinbold of Just BEE Acai

CCP Alex Dour

Alex Dour of The Orpheum Children’s Science Museum


Danelle Jameson of Circles Boutique


Gayle Starks of Neil St. Blues

CCP shopping
on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

Hilary Porter of Walnut Street Tea Co.

At Apricot Lane boutique, from left: Erin Brodbeck, Donna Walthall, Lindsey Murphy
on Thursday, September 19, 2019.

Donna Walthall, Erin Brodbeck, and Lindsey Murphy of Apricot Lane Boutique

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Mina Hanna of Bossa Nova Cafe

Charlotte Westcott of Dandelion
on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

Charlotte Westcott of Dandelion Vintage

Adrian Astorina

Adrian Astorina of Live Action Games

Joy Ruan CCP Kung Fu Tea
on Monday, May 13, 2019.

Joy Ruan of Kung Fu Tea


Ujjwal Ghimire of Kohinoor Indian Restaurant

CCP Chelsea Palmer
on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Chelsea Palmer of Central Illinois Bakehouse

Ed Weisskamp on Thursday, February 14, 2019.

Ed Weiskamp, Owner of Weiskamp Screen Printing


Mickie Phetchareune, Owner of Sticky Rice

Chef Alessio Vullo at the bar of Nando Millano in Champaign IL
on Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

Alessio Vullo, Executive Chef at Nando Milano

James Chandler from Square1 Healthcare
on Friday, November 2, 2018.

James Chandler of Square1 Healthcare

CCP Keith Bowman at Trophy Time in Champaign, IL on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

Keith Bowman of TrophyTime

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Cassandra Hustedt of Brainstorm Escapes

1601 Lincolnon Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

Eric Cain of Flatland Tattoo Studio


Ed Brubaker of The Cookie Jar

Chef Nigel in the main room of KO Fusion in downtown Chamaignon Thursday, May 31, 2018.

Chef Nigel of KoFusion

on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

Emily King of Ten Thousand Villages

Valerie Ragstock

Valerie Coleman of Ragstock


James Buford & Rebecah Platt of G.A.S Barbershop & Hair Salon


Gordon Tracey of Jos. Kuhn & Co.


Amanda & Scott McWilliams of Furniture Lounge


Autumn Bates of Austin’s Sportswear