Thank you to the over 500 attendees who joined us for the 23nd Annual Breakfast for Champions Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, in Ovation Hall at the Odawa Casino Resort.
Each year 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.
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 Rasmussen, Teller, O'Neil & Christman, PC.
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
Ambassador of the Year Award: Presented to a member of the Ambassador Committee who enthusiastically promotes the chamber and its programs. Sponsored By: PNC Bank
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