CONGRATULATIONS! Easy Street, Papa Tony’s, The Mount, Claiborne Bell win Westside Awards

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Westside Awards, announced this afternoon by the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce:

Annually, the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce presents the Westside Awards honoring three local businesses and one individual who demonstrates results-oriented leadership, a cornerstone of a thriving economic region. We received an outpouring of nominations from the community for the 2023 Westside Awards and this year’s winners are:

Westside Business of the Year: Easy Street Records

Westside Emerging Business of the Year: Papa Tony’s Hot Sauce

Westside Not-for-Profit of the Year: Providence Mount St. Vincent

Westsider of the Year: Claiborne Bell

We will be honoring this year’s winners and nominees at the Annual Westside Awards Breakfast on Tuesday, May 16th, 2023, 7:30 am-9 am, at The Brockey Center at South Seattle College. Please join us for networking, a delicious buffet breakfast, recognition of all the nominees and to hear directly from this year’s winners. Early Bird Pricing for tickets is $55/person – Early Bird Pricing in effect through April 29th, and $65/person – April 30th or later. The deadline for purchasing tickets is Wednesday, May 4th at midnight. Get your tickets at

You can see all of this year’s nominees listed in the full announcement, here.

8 Replies to "CONGRATULATIONS! Easy Street, Papa Tony's, The Mount, Claiborne Bell win Westside Awards"

  • JSBM April 19, 2023 (5:49 pm)

    Well done all! Regardless of the many changes that have happened over the years, when Matt and Easy Street aren’t considered local treasures anymore is when I pack my bags and leave this beautiful little corner of the world. 

  • Myra April 20, 2023 (10:48 am)

    Congratulations Claiborne! We are so proud of you for receiving the Westside award! Your hard work is paying off and you deserve the recognition! We love you!Your godparents,Charles & Myra

  • Tami Willis April 21, 2023 (2:53 pm)

    Way to go Clai !!  So happy you are getting the recognition you deserve.   Keep working to achieve all your goals. Proud of you!  Aunt Tami 

  • Another One April 21, 2023 (2:59 pm)

    Papa Tony’s Hot Sauce is delish! 

  • Ginger Rawley April 23, 2023 (5:44 pm)

    Congratulations Clai. We are very proud of you.Cousins Ginger & Von ❤️

  • Malver Haynes April 24, 2023 (4:05 pm)

    Congratulations Clai. I am so, so proud of you.  A most deserving award to a most deserving individual. It means so much to be recognized and honored for ALL of your hard work. Keep on doing what you are doing.  

  • Ruby Marrioneaux April 29, 2023 (3:26 pm)

    Outstanding Achievement Clai!!  We’re so excited for you and know that your business will continue to grow and bring you great success.  We’re so proud of you!!Aunt Ruby & Uncle Ory

  • Uncle Virgil May 5, 2023 (9:31 am)

    Claiborne,congratulations on your business management,skill set,that led you to achieve this prestigious award. Your leadership will help start others on a path way toward success! Keep on push’n up Nephew.

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