• Breakfast for Champions - December 4, 2018

  • 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 Thriving Petoskey Award, the Service Excellence Award, the Entrepreneur of the Year Award, The Leadership Star Award, Architectural Awards, and Ambassador of the Year Award.

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      Ambassador of the Year Winner - Erika Fettig-Orlarey
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      Architectural Award Winner, Special Commendation - Great Lakes Center for the Arts
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      Architectural Award Winner, Heritage - McCune Building
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      Architectural Award Winners
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      Architectural Award Winner, Beautification - The Downtown Greenway Project
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      Architectural Award Winner, Design - Pineview Cottagge
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      Athena Award Winner - Pat Fralick
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      Outgoing Board Chair, Lisa Lemans
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      Chairman's Award Winner - David & Dale Meyer
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      Ron Foeller Community Enthusiast Award Winner - Meagan Krzywosinski
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      Entrepreneur of the Year Winner - Crooked Tree Breadworks
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      Leadership Star Winner - Tom Bailey
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      Outgoing Board Member - Jan Mancinelli
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      Service Excellence Award Winner - Petoskey District Library
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      Thriving Petoskey Award Winner - Harbor/Brenn Agencies
  • 2018 Award Winners

    Chairman's Award: Dave & Dale Meyer - Meyer Ace Hardware

    Athena Award: Pat Fralick, Retired - Health Department of Northwest Michigan

    Thriving Petoskey Award: Harbor/Brenn Agencies

    Service Excellence Award: Petoskey District Library

    Entrepreneur of the Year: Crooked Tree Breadworks

    Ron Foeller Community Enthusiast Award: Meagan Krzywosinski

    Ambassador of the Year: Erika Fettig-Orlarey, Hubble Insurance

    Leadership Star Award: Tom Bailey, Little Traverse Conservancy 


  • 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 

    Thriving Petoskey 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, or community, organizations and our environment.
    Sponsored By: McLaren – Northern Michigan, The Harbor/Brenn Agencies, First Community Bank, and Petoskey News-Review.
    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

    Leadership Star Award: Created in 2012 to recognize a community leader in the Little Traverse Bay Region who exemplifies the characteristics of an exceptional leader - including vision, integrity and commitment to growth and personal development. Sponsored By: Leadership Little Traverse

    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


    Architectural Awards: Presented for beautification and design.
    Sponsored By:  Preston Feather Building Centers


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  • 2016 Breakfast for Champions Video "The Adventures of Mr. Petoskey"

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

  • 2017 Breakfast for Champions Video - 'I Love This Town!'

  • 2015 Breakfast for Champions Video "There's Only One Petoskey"

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