Bellaire Chamber of Commerce

Annual Dinner a “Big” Success

Annual Dinner a “Big” Success

WOW!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU to ALL the people that helped to make our Annual Dinner and Auction the BEST EVER!  The tentative numbers are in and it appears that we will net $10,000.  This is only accomplished through TEAMWORK.  From the local diner to the corporate office, success comes from Teamwork.  When we work together, we learn from each other, support one another and accomplish more…..YOU ALL BRING SOMETHING SPECIAL TO OUR COMMUNITY!  Thank You.

2017 Community Awards were presented to the following…

Outstanding Business Expansion
CANDACE & MICHAEL SMITH, Bellaire Lanes & Game
“Rebuilding into a family favorite destination”

Chamber Spirit
TRISH FOX, Coldwell Banker Living the Dream, Dave Ciganick & Trish Fox
“Endless” promotion of the Bellaire Area and People”

Best New Business
Christy Wilson & Christina Balko, Hello Vino & Market M-88
“Strong commitment to downtown and local products”
“Outstanding community commitment”

Entrepreneur of the Year
Paige VanSice, Bee Well Mead & Cider
“Demonstrating a high level of entrepreneurial spirit, leadership, creativity and determination to be successful”

Green Business Innovator of the Year
Bellaire Water Company, Nate Rook
“Keeping their footprint as small as possible”

Volunteer of the Year
Craig Bennetts, “Putting all his heart & energy into the community”

Citizen of the Year
Bryan Hardy
“His leadership, innovation, commitment and good citizenship has assisted in making Antrim County a destination to either visit or live.”

Life Achievement
John Tarrant
“For his long time and continuing dedication to Antrim County and beyond”

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