It was celebration time for the Washington Business Improvement District last week with several local businesses and business people being honored. John Monteverde, Executive Director of the Washington Business Improvement District, left, with award winners Mike Barone, Plant Manager for BASF, Wisan and Muhsin Muheisen, owners of three Borough food-related businesses, former Mayor and one of the founders of the WBID Scott McDonald, and Ellen Perkins of Gaia’s Gifts. The Annual WBID Recognition Reception took place on Feb. 2 with over 100 business people and members of the public in attendance. The event was presented by Home Instead Senior Care with support from Albea Americas and Fliegauf Jewelers. Photo by Cathy Miller.