Name: Business Recognition Awards Ceremony & Annual Meeting
Date: February 24, 2022
Time: 7:00 AM9:00 AM EST

The 2022 Business Recognition Award Ceremony & Annual Meeting Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Honor Credit Union returns Thursday, February 24th at 7:00 a.m.! Join us in-person or virtually for a full celebration of success from of our peers, and all the growth that is happening in Michigan’s Great Southwest in 2021!

Proudly sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Honor Credit UnionComcast Business, Mid-West Family Southwest Michigan, MoodyOnTheMarket.com1st Source BankLake Michigan College Mendel Center, and United Federal Credit Union.

Sponsorship Information

Congratulations to our nominees:

Best New Business
  • The Brick House
  • Dallas Commercial Cleaning
  • Happy Poochie Eatery
  • Local Pour
  • The Market
  • State Street Meats
Economic Impact Award
  • B&L Information Systems
  • GT Independence
  • United Federal Credit Union
Small Business of the Year Award
  • Advanced Family Eye Care
  • LEO + LAINE
  • MailMax
  • Waterfront Framing & Design
Non-Profit Excellence Award
  • Berrien County Historical Association
  • Citizens Mediation Services
  • Junior Achievement
  • Region IV Area Agency on Aging
Rising Star Award
  • Rhiannon Cizon, Berrien County Historical Association
  • Chris Mason, Watermark Brewing
  • Nick Shelton, City of Niles Mayor & Shelton’s Farm Market
  • Ashley Slack, Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency
The Pat Moody Award
  • Bob Burch, Sturgis Bank & Trust
  • Gayle Olson, Mid-West Family Southwest Michigan
  • Roger & Pam Seely, Roger’s Foodland

**At this time, we are planning for a hybrid event, we will continue to monitor all things COVID and will shift to being fully virtual if needed. Per Lake Michigan College’s policy, masks are required to access the venue, while moving around inside the building, and when not eating/drinking.