Boston Main Streets held its annual awards ceremony on Thursday night at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, and Boston Main Streets leaders, recognized award recipients from the Main Streets districts throughout the city.
Each of the neighborhood-based districts recognized one 2011 Business of the Year and one Volunteer of the Year.
Matthew Gruber was named West Roxbury Main Streets' Volunteer of the Year.
"Matthew Gruber has been an integral part of the West Roxbury Main Streets Board of Directors for many years. In addition to being the treasurer of our Board, Matt co-chairs our Economic Restructuring Committee which has planned several Industry Events for business owners in the past few months. WRMS would like to thank Matt for all that he does for our organization!" said Kara O'Connor, executive director of West Roxbury Main Streets in an email to West Roxbury Patch.
West on Centre was named West Roxbury Main Streets' Business of the Year.
"West on Centre has been a destination restaurant in the West Roxbury community for many years. They are currently piloting a sustainability program with A Better City, and are a leader in green restaurant practices. West on Centre also regularly donates their function space to WRMS as other local organizations. We thank Joe and Eleanor Green for giving back to the community," wrote O'Connor.