Most Innovative Business of the Year- Ogemaw County Title & Escrow Agency
Most Innovative Business of the Year. This award recognizes a Chamber member business that has introduced a new idea, method or device that was implemented in the year of 2020. A business owner who has demonstrated resilience in surviving through a difficult time and has developed innovative solutions to help them prosper.
Ogemaw County Title and Escrow Agency had to change their ways of doing things this past year. This business was vital with closings through this last year. They implemented by learning new ways with closings including virtual, mobile, curbside and remote.
Dedication Award- First United Methodist Church
Dedication Award: This award goes to a Chamber Member business who has dedicated time and efforts to help the community as a whole, prosper during the challenges faced over the past year of 2020.
The First United Methodist Church during Covid opened and facilitated food drives, continue the children's programming virtually insuring the children and families had enrichment activities. They continued to open their church doors to more community enhancing organizations.
Expansion Award- City of West Branch River Walk
Expansion Award. This award goes to a Chamber Member business that has opened, expanded, relocated or new ownership in the year 2020.
The West Branch River Walk expansion project added a detailed map of the entire River Walk. The River Walk along the Rifle River was a huge during this last year. The River Walk provided plenty of room to social distance and provided an activity outdoors while exploring nature and enjoying fresh air. The map provided a way for people to see how far and where they can walk to.
Chamber Member of the Year
Chamber Member of the Year showcases a member who has focused their time, energy and commitment to the Community and West Branch Area Chamber of Commerce during the year.
Chamber Member of the Year- McLaren
Chamber Member of the Year- MidMichigan Health