Michigan City Chamber Announces Inaugural Award Category Finalists

The Michigan City Chamber of Commerce has a tradition of celebrating members during its Annual Member Dinner. This year, in addition to recognizing milestone members and legacy businesses, the Chamber will be announcing winners in several award categories including Community Impact Award, Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, and Ambassador of the Year. These five award categories will recognize individual people and businesses who have made a difference in our business community throughout 2021.

“As this being our first year soliciting nominations for these awards, we are thrilled with the number of entries received,” stated chamber president Katie Eaton, “I think it really shows how appreciative and supportive our members are of one another.” Nominations have been qualified and the Chamber Awards Committee is happy to announce finalists in the following categories.

2021 Community Impact Finalists

  1. HealthLinc Michigan City
  2. Lubeznik Center for the Arts
  3. United Way of La Porte County

2021 Small Business of the Year Finalists

  1. Harbor Country Adventures
  2. Infinite Painting & Design
  3. Social Que BBQ & Catering

2021 Large Business of the Year Finalists

  1. Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa
  2. Franciscan Health Michigan City
  3. Horizon Bank

2021 Young Professional of the Year Finalists

  1. Cara Jones
  2. Holly Martinez
  3. Jessica O’Brien

Any member who served on the chamber’s Ambassador Committee for the 2021 year is eligible for the Ambassador of the Year category. Category award finalists will be recognized, and winners will be announced during the Annual Member Dinner program on March 25, 2022 at Blue Chip Casino. Members, businesses, and the community are invited to attend this celebratory event. Event registration and sponsorship opportunities will be open and available through March 11th by visiting www.MichiganCityChamber.com, emailing info@mcachamber.com or calling 219-874-6221.

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