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Annual Membership Awards

2012 Chairman's Choice - Akio Suyematsu

Previous Honorees -

2015 Membership Awards

Citizen of the Year - Tom McCloskey
Nonprofit of the Year - Bainbridge Youth Services
Small Business of the Year - Bainbridge Vineyards
Medium-Sized Business of the Year - Modern Collision Rebuild & Service
Large Business of the Year - Bainbridge Disposal
Sustainable Business of the Year - YES! Magazine

2014 Membership Awards

Citizen of the Year - Diane Landry
Chairman's Choice Award -- B.I. Metro Park & Recreation District
NonProfit of the Year - Housing Resources Bainbridge
Small Business of the Year - OfficeXpats
Medium-Sized Business of the Year - Bainbridge Island Brewing Company
Large Business of the Year -- PHC Construction
Sustainable Business of the Year -- Coates Design Architects

2013 Membership Awards

Citizen of the Year - Debbi Lester
Chairman's Choice Award -- Larry Nakata
NonProfit of the Year - Bainbridge Public Library
Small Business of the Year - Bainbridge Organic Distillers
Medium-Sized Business of the Year - The Beach House at Pleasant Beach
Large Business of the Year -- Sage
Sustainable Business of the Year -- Davis Studio Architecture & Design
 

 2012 Membership Awards

Citizen of the Year - Jim Chapel
NonProfit of the Year - Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island
Small Business of the Year - Shirvan Rug Gallery
Medium-Sized Business of the Year - Paper Products
Large Business of the Year -- Town and Country Market
Sustainable Business of the Year -- Asani/Grow Community
Chairman's Choice Award -- Akio Suyematsu

Business Persons of the Year

2011
John Koval & Kit Hutchin, Churchmouse Yarns & Teas

2010
JoAnn & Gerard Bentryn, Bainbridge Island Vineyards & Winery

2009
Steve & Becky Mikami, Bainbridge Island Ace Hardware

2008
CeAnn Parker & Howard Block, Bay Hay & Feed

2007
Larry Nakata, Town & Country Market, Inc.

2006
Steve & Debbie Hill, Hill Moving Services

2005
John Eisenhauer, Mercury Online Solutions

2004
Michael & Alexa Rosenthal, Island Fitness

2003
Carolyn & Charlie Frame, CFA Northwest Mortgage Professionals

2002
Lee & Marianne Jorgenson, San Carlos Restaurant

Send Us Your Nominations for the 2016 Membership Award!

Anyone can submit nominations for the following categories:

  • Non-profit/Service Organization of the Year
  • Small Business of the Year (1-5 full-time or contract employees)
  • Medium Business of the Year (6-25 full-time or contract employees)
  • Large Business of the Year (26 or more full-time or contract employees)
  • Citizen of the Year (Must live in the City of Bainbridge Island)
  • Sustainable Business of the Year

Nominees for all categories except Citizen of the Year must be current members in good standing with the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce.

A committee of respected business owners, community leaders, and knowledgeable volunteers will be the judges.

Criteria for selection will be involvement, participation, or contributions to the community, community organizations, or the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce.

The same business cannot win two years in a row.

Please complete the nomination form and submit to the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce by Friday, January 13, 2017.

Winners will be announced at the Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet on Saturday, March 4, 2017.