2017 Annual Awards Dinner
2017 Annual Awards Dinner
Thursday, March 16, 2017 • 5:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall
This event is a community awards dinner produced by Cheboygan Area Chamber of Commerce designed to recognize those members of the community that have gone above and beyond their service. This evening is a night to celebrate our community and say thank you. A number of awards are presented throughout the ceremony, including Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Debbie Mesler Award, Educator of the Year, Frances & Gordon Spies Community Image Award, and Organization of the Year.
Who has gone above and beyond in the last year to make Cheboygan an outstanding place to live, work, and call home? This is your opportunity to give that person, business, or organization the recognition they deserve. The 2017 Annual Awards Dinner Committee has chosen the nominees for this year’s event, and want to thank those who took the time to nominate an individual, business, or organization! Even though the 2017 Annual Awards nomination submissions have closed, we ask you to keep next year in mind. Nomination forms will be made available at a later date.
Business of the Year: This award recognizes a member business that has achieved success and growth through expansion, hiring new employees, innovation, advancements in technology, and/or exemplifies outstanding commitment to their employees and the community. Sponsored by: Mullett Lake Marina
Business Person of the Year: This award recognizes a member individual who exemplifies excellence in their field and leadership through their hard work, integrity and dedication to Cheboygan. Sponsored by: McLaren Northern Michigan
Citizen of the Year: This award recognizes an individual who exemplifies excellence in community service and leadership through their hard work, integrity and dedication to Cheboygan. Sponsored by: Encore Financial Group
Educator of the Year: This award recognizes a local educator who has contributed in an extraordinary way to their students, school, and community. Sponsored by: Citizens National Bank
Organization of the Year: This award recognizes a member organization that, within the past year, has made a tremendous impact on the community by visibly promoting and achieving the goals of their organization through service to the community. Sponsored By: Mulligan’s Restaurant
Debbie Mesler Award: This award recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond in their volunteerism to the Cheboygan Area Chamber of Commerce and Chamber events.
Frances & Gordon Spies Community Image Award: This award recognizes a member business, organization or individual that contributes to the growth of the Cheboygan community, and does so by demonstrating a passion for improving our community’s image.
Nominating someone for an award is just one way to be involved with this event. Sponsorships are also available for those interested. Help this event be a memorable one and tell part of your story at the same time. There are many levels of involvement available. Click here to view all the options.
Please help us plan and reserve your tickets today! Tickets are available at the Chamber Office or by phone. Stop in or contact the chamber at your convenience – 231.627.7183
Cost: $25 in advance / $35 at the door
The doors will open at 5:00PM with a cocktail, networking hour. There will be activities such as a ticket auction, 50/50 raffle and more! Dinner will be catered by the Cheboygan High School Drift Inn and will be served at 6:00PM. Entertainment for the night will be performed by the Cheboygan High School Jazz Lab & Combo. Dress for the evening is business casual to business dress. The awards ceremony will begin shortly after dinner.