• Breakfast for Champions

  • NOMINATE NOW FOR BREAKFAST FOR CHAMPIONS!

    Breakfast for Champions is Tuesday, December 5, 2017 and now is the time to make a nomination for various awards.

    Service Excellence Award: 
    Presented annually for demonstrating superior, unique and unequaled service to the public.

    Community Enthusiast: Presented to honor a local citizen who is a true cheerleader, ambassador and passionate supporter of our community.

    Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Presented to honor an entrepreneur who is helping to enhance the local community through business growth.

    Thriving Petoskey Award:(Formally Chamber Mission Award) Recognizes an individual, business or organization that supports the chamber's initiative of creating a Thriving Petoskey by promoting positive business practices that enhance our area’s employees, our community organizations, and our environment.

    Nomination deadline for these awards is October 20, 2017. View the history of award winners here.

    If you know a business or individual who is deserving on one of these awards please click here to nominate them.
    If you have questions, please contact Nikki at nikki@petoskeychamber.com 


    NOMINATE FOR THE ATHENA AWARD!

    The ATHENA Award Program celebrates the potential of all women as valued members and leaders of the community and recognizes those who support them. The ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of professional accomplishment ... women and men who excel in their chosen field, have devoted time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and who also open paths so that others may follow.

    Download the ATHENA Award Nomination Form Here

    The ATHENA Award recipient will be announced:
    During the Breakfast for Champions, December 5, 2017 at the
    Odawa Casino & Resort - Ovation Hall in Petoskey.

    RETURN COMPLETED FORM TO: Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce
    401 E. Mitchell, Petoskey, MI 49770
    231-347-4150
    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 15, 2017

     

  • Breakfast for Champions - Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    This heartwarming, community-focused event 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, Architectural Awards, and Ambassador of the Year Award.


    2016 Award Winners

    Chairman's Award: Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council

    Athena Award: Kathy Bardins, North Central Michigan College

    Chamber Mission Award: Randy Goss, Petoskey News Review

    Service Excellence Award: McLean & Eakin Booksellers

    Entrepreneur of the Year: David Meikle and Steve Steffes, TAP 30/POUR Public House

    Community Enthusiast Award: Lindsey Walker, Emmet County Recycling

    Ambassador of the Year: Cindy Pasant, Great Lakes Plumbing & Heating


    2016 Breakfast for Champions Video - 'The Adventures of Mr. Petoskey'


  • View past award winners and Breakfast for Champions History by the links below.

    Breakfast for Champions History  

    Breakfast for Champions Awards History


    2015 Breakfast for Champions Video 

    "There's Only One Petoskey"

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    2014 Breakfast for Champions Video "It's A Wonderful Life in Petoskey"


  • 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 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: Chemical Bank
     
    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
     
    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

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