Grayling Chamber hosts awards banquet

Jason & Heather Malone, owners of Rolling Oak Brewing Company

GRAYLING – The Grayling Regional Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala was held March 2 at the Kirtland Community College Health Sciences Center on 4 Mile Road.

The semi-formal affair included cocktail hour, a plated dinner, awards ceremony, silent auction, entertainment and more.

2017 Awards were given for New Business of the Year, You Made it Happen, Chamber Organization of the Year, Chamber Business of the Year, and Citizen of the Year.

Photos courtesy of AuSable Valley Photography and Traci Cook.

2017 NEW Business of the Year – Ray’s BBQ, Brews & Blue


Chamber Board Chairman, Dan Bonamie, presenting 2017 NEW Business of the Year award to Ray’s BBQ, Brews & Blues (owners Linda Matas & Jeff Gardner)







2017 You Made it Happen – Viking Pantry

Last year’s 2016 You Made it Happen recipient Butch Weaver, presenting 2017 You Made It Happen award to Teresa Bonamie and Meredith Anderson of Viking Pantry

2017 Chamber Member ORGANIZATION of the Year – Grayling Promotional Association

Chamber Ambassador Chair, Kevin Jansen, presenting 2017 Chamber Member Organization of the Year award to Grayling Promotional Association (Rebecca Knepper, GPA President).


Last year’s 2016 Chamber Member Business of the Year, JC Millikin of Jack Millikin, Inc., presenting 2017 award to Rolling Oak Brewing Company (owner Jason Malone). 


2017 Chamber Member BUSINESS of the Year – Rolling Oak Brewing Company 





2017 Citizen of the Year – Chad Patterson

Last year’s 2016 Citizen of the Year winner, Sheryl Coyne, presenting 2017 Citizen of the Year award to Chad Patterson.


About 175 people turned out for the event.
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