The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce recognized those who are making a lasting impact on the community at the first annual “Excellence Awards” Luncheon last Friday. This year’s winners show excellence in their business sector every day.
“All of the winners set the bar for excellence. We are proud to celebrate all the great organizations located in Muskegon County. It speaks to the quality of the community overall,” said Cindy Larsen, President of the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce.
The event was a change for The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce. In the past, the Chamber recognized innovative business leaders by awarding an outstanding entrepreneur award each year since 1982.
“It’s not too soon to send in your ideas for next year. The Chamber keeps them on file for the 2020 program that is now in the planning stages,” added Larsen.
The 2019 Excellence Award Winners are:
• Retail – Sanborn’s Inc.
• Manufacturing – Geerpres, Inc.
• Non-Profit – Read Muskegon
• Service – The Station Grill
• Tourism – USS Silversides Submarine Museum
• Community Engagement – CWC Textron
• Entrepreneur – Ice Box Brand Ice Cream Bars