Four employees of Bath Savings Institution of Freeport turned out on June 14 for the Best of Best celebration at Buck’s Naked BBQ. Bath Savings took first place in the Bank/Credit Union category of the reader’s choice awards, co-sponsored by the Tri-Town Weekly and the Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce. From left are tellers Nate Miller and Leanne Pray; Michelle Barker, assistant branch manager; and Kristi Darby, loan processor.

Stephanie Petkers, executive director of the Greater Freeport Chambers, gets ready to check people’s name tags as they make their their way into Buck’s Naked BBQ for the Best of Best gala. To Petkers’ right is a table full of the names of the companies that took first, second and third places in the many different categories, as chosen by readers of the Tri-Town Weekly who filled out ballots.

Cindy Laughlin, grocery manager of Bow Street Market, smiles on the night of June 14, as she attends the Best of Best celebration at Buck’s Naked BBQ. Tri-Town Weekly readers voted Bow Street Market the best grocery story.

Shay Johnson, owner of Sashay’s at 116 Main St., Freeport, enjoys herself at the Best of Best celebration.