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Annual Membership Awards

2012 Chairman's Choice - Akio Suyematsu

Previous Honorees -

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


Installation Dinner and Awards Banquet 

Saturday, March 7, 2015
at The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road East

Dress: Winter Formal Wear

Reception with wine & appetizers 5-6 PM
Dinner 6-7 PM
Awards Ceremony 7-9 PM

Event tickets are $100 per person.
Corporate tables are available. 

At this event we will announce winners for 2014 in six categories:

Citizen of the Year

Diane Landry 

Small Business of the Year (1-5 employees)

Dr. Mark Soltys, DDS
Island Cool
OfficeXpats
Sears & Associates
SpiderLily Web Design
Steven Fey Photography

Medium-sized Business of the Year (6-25 employees)

Bainbridge Disposal
Bainbridge Island Brewing Company
Hill Moving Services
Modern Collision Rebuild & Service

Large Business of the Year (26+ employees)

Avalara
PHC Construction
Harrison Bainbridge

Non Profit of the Year

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
Bloedel Reserve
Housing Resources Bainbridge
Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island

Sustainable Business of the Year

Coates Design Architects
Ground For Change

PLUS the Chairman's Choice award.

 

Rules for nomination for Chamber Awards:

Nominees can be nominated by anyone.

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

A business or non-profit nominee must be a Bainbridge Island Chamber member in good standing.

Citizen of the Year must be a person residing in the City of Bainbridge Island and must have done something to contribute to the betterment of the business and/or community of Bainbridge Island. 

Non Profit – Must be a 501(C)(3)

Sustainable Business - Must be a company which has demonstrated exceptional sustainable business practices in the last year.

Winners are chosen through an anonymous judging process. Judges will be Chamber members and civic volunteers.  Judges do not know who the other judges or nor the outcome of the overall judging until the winners are announced.