Dawn and Kristin Harkness of Wheeling City Tours in New London was named Business Owner of the Year in the 2015 Award of Excellence from the Connecticut Main Street Center, reports The Day. The business was nominated by New London Main Street.

CMSC created the awards in 2003 to recognize outstanding projects, individuals and partnerships in community efforts to bring traditional downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts back to life, socially and economically.

The awards will be presented at the 2015 Connecticut Main Street Awards Gala on June 8 at Trinity-on-Main in downtown New Britain. This year’s event will feature guided tours of downtown New Britain, including a Downtown Arts, Heritage & Culture tour, a tour of Walnut Hill Rose Garden & New Britain Museum of American Art, and a tour of CTfastrak in New Britain: Transportation, Housing & Main Street.  To register for this event, click here.

New London business honored by Main Street