Annual Awards Dinner
Annual Dinner & Awards – Saturday, May 5, 2018
3 Awards Presented to Area Leaders
The Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner is our opportunity to recognize community leaders with three awards: Business of the Year, Community Service Award and Future Five Awards.
Business of the Year Award
The purpose of this award is to recognize a business that has made an impact on our community through their business expertise and community service. The business must be located in Mason County and be a member of the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Business of the Year award is judged on the business’s ability to demonstrate excellence in business practices through sales, quality of service, customer service, leadership and/or community involvement. Nominations must include a written summary of why this business deserves the award.
Community Service Award
The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual or group for their accomplishments in offering service to the community on a volunteer basis.
Nominations must include a written summary of what volunteer efforts were made by the individual or group and why they should be considered for the award.
Future Five Awards
Future Five recognizes five area young professionals who are growing and excelling in their respective fields. These individuals are currently influencing the growth, prosperity, and quality of life in Mason County and demonstrate the ability to positively impact the area in the future through professional accomplishments and community involvement.
The awards are open to anyone living or working in Mason County. Nominees must be age 21-40 on or before December 31, 2017. Nominees must agree to be profiled in news features reviewing the award. Nominees are required to complete a bio survey upon nomination.
Business of the Year: Past Recipient
2016: Shade Tree Mechanic, LLC
2015: Cartier Mansion Bed & Breakfast
2014: McDonald’s Bakery
2013: Kaines West Michigan
2012: West Shore Bank
2011: Ludington Beverage Company
2010: Western Land Services
Community Service: Past Recipient
2016: Kathy Radtke
2015: Mason County Sports Hall of Fame
2014: David & Sandra Gibbs
2013: Circle ‘S’ Children’s Farm
2012: Dr. William Anderson
2011: Mark & Susie Boon
2010: Sandcastles Children’s Museum
Future Five: Past Recipient
- Adam Lamb
- Spence Riggs
- Shelby Soberalski
- Jamie Spore
- Crystal Young
- Kathryn Glancy
- Erica Karmeisool
- Adam Sheren
- Jen Tooman
- Heather Tykoski
- Lisa Cooper
- Carrie Kosla
- Lynda Matson
- Kaley Petersen
- Dean Raven
2013 Winners – Inaugural Class
- Andy Thomas
- Travis Miedema
- Brandy Henderson
- Brad Reed
- Megan Josefowicz
All nominations must be submitted in writing by Thursday, March 15th by 5PM and must include the name of the individual submitting the nominations. Nominations should be submitted to the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce, 5300 W. U.S. 10, Ludington, MI 49431. Attn: Kathy Maclean/Awards. Nominations will also be accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can fax to 845-6857.
For further information on nominating an individual or for information on the upcoming Annual Dinner, contact the Chamber, 231.845.3024.
Download the Business of the Year Nomination Form: 2017 Business Of The Year Nomination
Download the Community Service Award Nomination Form: 2017 Community Service Nomination
Download the Future Five Nomination Form: 2017 Future Five Nomination
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- Business name printed on program
- Business name listed in promotional materials
- Business thank you on photo slide show
- Recognition and thank you in Weekly Update, and Monthly E-Blast