Nominations sought for chamber awards.

February 21, 2018

Nominations sought for chamber awards.

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Mason County Business of the Year, Mason County Community Service, and Future Five awards. Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m., Thursday, March 15.

“The Annual Dinner is always a wonderful evening honoring and celebrating the great work being done in our community by dedicated businesses, leaders and volunteers” said Kathy Maclean, President of Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Business of the Year Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a business that has made an impact on our community through their business expertise and community service. The business must be located in Mason County and be a member of the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce. All members are listed on the Chamber website at

The Business of the Year award will be judged on the business’s ability to demonstrate excellence in business practices through sales, quality of service, customer service, leadership and/or community involvement. Nominations must include a written summary of why this business deserves this award.

Community Service Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual or group for their accomplishments in offering service to the community on a volunteer basis. Nominations must include a written summary of what volunteer efforts were made by the individual or group and why they should be considered for the award.

Future Five Award

The Future Five award recognizes five area young professionals who are growing and excelling in their respective fields. These individuals are currently influencing the growth, prosperity, and quality of life in Mason County and demonstrate the ability to positively impact the area in the future through professional accomplishments and community involvement.

The Future Five award is open to anyone living or working in Mason County. Nominees must be age 21-40 on or before December 31, 2017. Nominees must agree to be profiled in news features reviewing the award. Nominees will be asked to complete a bio survey upon nomination.

The awards will be presented at the Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner to be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Lincoln Hills Golf Club. Nominees for the Business of the Year and Community Service Award will be honored at the awards ceremony prior to announcing the winners. Tickets for the Chamber Annual Dinner are now available and are $40 per person.

Nomination forms are available online at and can be submitted via email to Kathy Maclean Reservations for the annual dinner can be made by calling the Chamber office at 231.845.0324.

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