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Breakfast For Champions December 10, 2013

Join us for the 22nd Annual Breakfast for Champions Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, in Ovation Hall at the Odawa Casino Resort. This year's theme is "Positively Petoskey"
 
Tickets are $20 each, or $150 for a reserved table of eight. A wonderful buffet breakfast is included. Use the online registration to purchase your tickets. Or call the Chamber at 347-4150. Tickets Must be purchased by 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 5th.
Over 400 people attend this heartwarming, community-focused event that honors  Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce member businesses that make up our amazing business community. A number of awards are presented throughout the ceremony, including the Chairman's Award, the Athena Award, the Mission Award, the Service Excellence Award,  the Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Ambassador of the Year Award and Architectural and Renovation Awards.
  
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Annual Awards:
 
Chairman’s Award: presented for long-standing significant impact on the community.
 
Athena Award: recognizes a person who celebrates the potential of all women as valued members and leaders of the community. Sponsored By: Dave Kring Chevrolet-Cadillac
 
Chamber Mission Award: Honors individuals, businesses and organizations that help the Chamber fulfill its mission. Sponsored By: McLaren – Northern Michigan, The Harbor/Brenn Agencies, First Community Bank, Petoskey News-Review and Clark Construction Company
 
Service Excellence Award: Presented annually for demonstrating superior, unique and unequaled service to the public. Sponsored By: Stafford’s Hospitality
 
Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Presented to honor an entrepreneur who is helping to enhance the local community through business growth. Sponsored By: The Bank of Northern Michigan
 
Architectural and Beautification Awards: Presented to works of architectural and beautification with an impact on and in the community. Sponsored By: Preston Feather Building Centers
 
Community Enthusiast: Presented to honor a local citizen who is a true cheerleader, ambassador and passionate supporters of our community. Sponsored By: Bill’s Farm Market and The Home Depot

Awards

The Mission Award is presented annually to those individuals, businesses or organizations demonstrating significant contributions of time, energy and creativity that further the ideals set forth in the Chamber Mission Statement: "To help businesses in the Petoskey Region succeed while protecting our community's quality of life and fostering responsible growth."

Previous Mission Award Winners are:

2010: Little Traverse Wheelway; 2009: Bank of Northern Michigan, Little Traverse Association of Home Builders, Shaun Michael Osborne of Osborne & Associates; 2008: Emmet County Recycling, Northern Lakes Economic Alliance; 2007: Fletch's of Petoskey, Petoskey Film Theater, Blissfest Music Organization; 2006: First Community Bank, Diane Dakins, George Korthauer; 2005: Petoskey News-Review, Larry Rochon, Dave Kring Chevrolet Cadillac; 2004: Dick Lent, Bill Quiseng, Northern Michigan Hospital; 2003: Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Al Hansen & the City of Petoskey Department of Parks and Recreation; 2002: Preston Feather Building Centers, Kilwin's Quality Confections; 2001: Clayton Brown, Boyne USA, Fran Foster; 2000: Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry, Rick Neumann, Architect, PMP Personnel Services; 1999: Cliff & Catherine Carey, McLean & Eakin Booksellers, Ward & Eis Gallery; 1998: Jim Kan, Camp Daggett, NBD; 1997: Little Traverse Historical Society, Steve & Karen Andrews, Stafford's Hospitality; 1996: Employees of the City of Petoskey, Bay View Association, WJML News Talk 1110 AM; 1995: Brian & Ann Ludlow, The Gaslight Cinema, Bill & Carol Hansen, Little Traverse Conservancy; 1994: Mitchell Graphics, Petoskey Plastics, Charlotte Ross Lee; 1993: Dave Williams, Women's Resource Center, American Spoon Foods; 1992: Crooked Tree Arts Center, Dean Carper, Kirk & Betsy McCormick

Previous Award Winners

The Mission Award is presented annually to those individuals, businesses or organizations demonstrating significant contributions of time, energy and creativity that further the ideals set forth in the Chamber Mission Statement: "To help businesses in the Petoskey Region succeed while protecting our community's quality of life and fostering responsible growth."

Previous Mission Award Winners are:

2010: Little Traverse Wheelway; 2009: Bank of Northern Michigan, Little Traverse Association of Home Builders, Shaun Michael Osborne of Osborne & Associates; 2008: Emmet County Recycling, Northern Lakes Economic Alliance; 2007: Fletch's of Petoskey, Petoskey Film Theater, Blissfest Music Organization; 2006: First Community Bank, Diane Dakins, George Korthauer; 2005: Petoskey News-Review, Larry Rochon, Dave Kring Chevrolet Cadillac; 2004: Dick Lent, Bill Quiseng, Northern Michigan Hospital; 2003: Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Al Hansen & the City of Petoskey Department of Parks and Recreation; 2002: Preston Feather Building Centers, Kilwin's Quality Confections; 2001: Clayton Brown, Boyne USA, Fran Foster; 2000: Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry, Rick Neumann, Architect, PMP Personnel Services; 1999: Cliff & Catherine Carey, McLean & Eakin Booksellers, Ward & Eis Gallery; 1998: Jim Kan, Camp Daggett, NBD; 1997: Little Traverse Historical Society, Steve & Karen Andrews, Stafford's Hospitality; 1996: Employees of the City of Petoskey, Bay View Association, WJML News Talk 1110 AM; 1995: Brian & Ann Ludlow, The Gaslight Cinema, Bill & Carol Hansen, Little Traverse Conservancy; 1994: Mitchell Graphics, Petoskey Plastics, Charlotte Ross Lee; 1993: Dave Williams, Women's Resource Center, American Spoon Foods; 1992: Crooked Tree Arts Center, Dean Carper, Kirk & Betsy McCormick

The Service Excellence Award is sponsored by Stafford's Hospitality and presented annually to the individual, business or organization demonstrating superior, unique and unequaled service to the public.

Previous Service Excellence Award Winners are:

2010: Radio Shack of Petoskey; 2009: The Bob-In Again; 2008: Reid Furniture; 2007: Bill's Farm Market; 2006: Flowers from Sky's the Limit; 2005: Julienne Tomatoes; 2004: City Park Grill & Oleson's Farm Fresh Markets; 2003: Meyer Ace Hardware; 2002: Kilwin's of Petoskey; 2001: Elsie's Hallmark; 2000: Taylor Rental; 1999: Complete Paint & Supplies; 1998: The Clothes Post; 1997: Maple River Animal Clinic; 1996: Roast & Toast; 1995: Ted's Marathon


The Architectural & Renovation Awards are sponsored by Preston Feather Building Centers and are given to reward and publicy recognize those businesses or organizations whose efforts in design, restoration, renovation and beautification enhance and improve the community in general and the commercial areas in particular. In addition, they are given to raise public awarenewss, foster sensitivity, and increase activity among area businesses and organizations relative to the physical appearance of our community's commercial districts.

Previous Architectural & Renovation Award Winners are:

2010: Jolly's Cookies & Cafe, N.J. White Associates office, Meyer Ace Hardware, Petoskey Garden Club Garden at US 31 and Mitchell St, Lange Center at Bay Harbor Yacht Club, Russell's Lake Street Dry Goods; 2009: Resort Bluffs Trail, Harborside Spine & Sport Center, Greenwood Cemetary Office Building, Harris Garden at NCMC, Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club; 2008: Hospice of Little Traverse Bay, City of Petoskey, Motorcoach Resort of Bay Harbor, Flatiron Deli, McBridge Construction, Bay View Association; 2007: Coffee & Connect, Little Traverse Wheelway Committee, Odawa Casino Resort, Then & Now Antiques

The Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Chairman's Award recognizes a person, business or organization that has had a significant impact on our area.

The award is given as a gesture of appreciation for their outstanding accomplishments and extraordinary efforts - over the years - to truly enhance our community, AND to recognize their commitment to excellence and hard work that is characteristic of our area.

Previous Chairman's Award Winners are:

2010: Nub's Nob Ski Area; 2009: Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation & Maureen Nicholson; 2008: Camp Daggett; 2007: Petoskey Youth Soccer Association; 2006: Jim Kan; 2005: Stafford's Hospitality; 2004: WW Fairbairn & Sons; 2003: H & D, Inc; 2002: Boyne USA; 2001: Paul Keiswetter; 2000: President Graham; 1999: Public Schools of Petoskey; 1998: Brown Motors; 1997: Charlotte Ross Lee; 1996: John & Sally Clark; 1995: Petoskey News-Review; 1994: North Central Michigan College; 1993: Northern Michigan Hospital & Burns Clinic; 1992: Rotary Club of Petoskey; 1991: Budd Tallberg; 1990: Stafford's Perry Hotel

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