Sunrise Pinnacle Awards
The Sunrise Pinnacle Awards is Rochester and our neighboring communities' pre-eminent celebration of the area's visionary entrepreneurs, business and civic leaders, and exemplary corporate citizens.
Created by the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Sunrise Pinnacle Awards event offers a way to honor area businesses and leaders for their innovation, success and contributions to the quality of life in the community.
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Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces 23 Award Winners at the 2013 Annual Sunrise Pinnacle Awards
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Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces
23 Award Winners of the Seventh Annual Sunrise Pinnacle Awards
Rochester, MI — The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the Seventh Annual Sunrise Pinnacle Awards event. The event took place on Oct. 11 at the Royal Park Hotel in downtown Rochester. An estimated 500 people were in attendance with Presenting Sponsor PNC Bank.
The annual breakfast celebration honored 23 winners that included local businesses, nonprofit organizations, and outstanding community citizens. Only in its seventh year, Sunrise Pinnacle has become one of the most encompassing and prestigious award ceremonies in the Metro Detroit area. Keeping with the event tradition, winners were announced by well-known WXYZ-TV Channel 7 anchorman Dave LewAllen.
Sunrise Pinnacle Award winners also received an award and a “Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition” from U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers in appreciation of outstanding and invaluable service to the community.
The award names and winners are as follows:
Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year Award- Patrick Mulrenin
Paint Creek Center for the Arts - Arts & Cultural Award-
Diane Hoffman, TCF Bank
Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Board Member of the Year Award- Dawn Tellinghuisen
Fox Automotive Business of the Year Award-
FANUC America Corporation
PNC Bank Business Woman of the Year Award- Marilyn Trent
HealthPlus of Michigan Community Builder Award-
Oakland University Human Health Building
Comcast Customer Service Award- A Place To Grow Chiropractic- Dr. Rodney Hulbert and Dr. Sara Whedon
C & G Newspapers/Rochester Post Diversity Award- Quasar Industries
OUINC Economic Development Award- Bernard Sullivan
Oakland University Educator of the Year Award- Gadis (Buck) Dillon, PhD
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Excellence in Dining Award- Rochester Chop House
G & C Accounting Services PLC Going Green Award-
Beaumont Hospital, Troy
Crittenton Foundation Healthcare Professional of the Year Award- Monte Oberlee
JHP Pharmaceuticals Leadership Greater Rochester Award- Cheryl Bida
Beaumont Health System Lifetime Achievement Award- Marye Miller
The Oakland Press Marketing/Advertising of the Year Award-
Shelton Buick GMC Nonprofit Achievement Award- Rochester Area Jaycees
Tim Crawford Nationwide Insurance Outstanding Community Service Award- Mary Lee Kowalczyk
Talmer Bank & Trust Philanthropy Award- The Brooksie Way
Gofrank & Mattina, P.C. Small Business of the Year Award-
Somerset Lending Corp
Chad Rinke Edward Jones Investments Steady Growth & Profitability Award- Cruise Holidays- Scott Hunter
Boulevard Health Center Wellness at Work Award- Sign-A-Rama
Franklin Title Agency, LLC Young Professional of the Year Award-
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the Sunrise Pinnacle Award sponsors and offers congratulations to all of the 2013 winners.
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce thanks their partners Oakland University, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center, Fox Automotive Group, Shelton Buick GMC, Genisys Credit Union,Boulevard Health Center, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and the Detroit Regional Chamber for their support.
The Missionof the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership and resources by advancing business development in partnership with civic, cultural, and educational interests for the benefit of its members and the community. For information on the chamber, call 248-651-6700 or visit www.rrc-mi.com.