Annual Awards Dinner

Annual Dinner & Awards – Saturday, May 4, 2019

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 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’ 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, 2018. 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
2017: Smith & Eddy Insurance

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

2017: Gary Andersen

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

2017 Winners

  • Jorhie Beadle
  • Seth Earl
  • Jamie Healy
  • Monica Schuyler
  • Nick Tykoski

2016 Winners

  • Adam Lamb
  • Spence Riggs
  • Shelby Soberalski
  • Jamie Spore
  • Crystal Young

2015 Winners

  • Kathryn Glancy
  • Erica Karmeisool
  • Adam Sheren
  • Jen Tooman
  • Heather Tykoski

2014 Winners

  • Lisa Cooper
  • Carrie Kosla
  • Lynda Matson
  • Kaley Petersen
  • Dean Raven

2013 Winners – Inaugural Class

  • Andy Thomas
  • Travis Miedema
  • Brandy Henderson
  • Brad Reed
  • Megan Josefowicz

Submission/Nomination Requirements

All nominations must be submitted in writing by March 15 by 5 p.m.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: Brandy Miller/Awards. Nominations will also be accepted at 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.

Nomination forms will be made available February 2019.


Sponsor the Chamber Annual Awards & Dinner

Contact the Chamber for a list of available Sponsorship Opportunities.
Sponsors Receive:

  • 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