$30 for members and $50 for non-members by December 1. Add $5 after. Table of 10 $270
Join us for our first annual awards luncheon honoring the 2014 Business Person of the Year. And new for the first time businesses and individuals will be recognized in the following areas: Youth Impact, Community Beautification/Preservation, Entrepreneur of the Year and Economic Impact.
Business Person of the Year
The Business Person of the Year is the Chamber's premier annual award. It is presented to a chamber member in good standing who shows significant commitment to social responsibility and exemplifies strong community involvement. They make a positive social and/or economic impact in the Orion Area and uphold the value proposition of the Orion Area Chamber. 2014 award sponsor Golling Buick GMC.
Past honorrees are 2009-John Cooper, Golling Buick GMC; 2010-Kathleen Klein, Waste Management; 2011-Neal Porter, Vette Products; 2012-Larry Bus, Jet's Pizza/M-24 and 2013-Joe Zimmer, Culver's Lake Orion.
Youth Impact Award
This award is presented to a a chamber member in good standing who contributes to the youth of the Orion Area in the areas of entrepreneurship and education. 2014 award sponsor The Goddard School-Lake Orion.
Community Beautification or Preservation Award
The Community Beautification or Preservation Award is presented to a chamber member in good standing who demonstrates excellence in sustainable practices to preserve, maintain and improve the attractiveness of the community. 2014 award sponsor Paul's Carpet Shine.
Entrepreneur of the Year
This award is presented to a chamber member in good standing that is the founder, owner, CEO or President of a compnay. They demonstrate a high level of entrepreneurial spirit, leadership, perseverance, creativity and determination to be successfu. They also contribute to the future growth of businesses in the Orion area. 2014 award sponsor First Merit Bank.
This award is presented to a chamber member in good standing that makes a positive economic impact in the Orion area in the areas of jobs and/or opportunities or advancing new industry in the area or revitalizing a sector of the community. They contribute to the positive impact on the live, work, play theme in the Orion area. 2014 award sponsor Liberty Way Realty.