Breakfast for Champions


Breakfast for Champions 2016 took place on December 6th, 2016

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.

SAVE the date for next year  - Tuesday, December 5th 2017!

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"

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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