The Orion Area Chamber of Commerce announced its 2019 Impact Award winners, who will receive their awards during a lunch ceremony on Dec. 5.
The Impact Awards honor those chamber members who have made a significant impact in the community or in their business development over the past year.
Anthony Reighard, owner of M&B Graphics, was named the 2019 Business Person of the Year. The award is sponsored by Golling Buick GMC.
Alaina and Carissa Campbell will receive the Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The mother-daughter team opened Cookies & Cream by Sprout Bake at 20 Front Street. The award is sponsored by Canoe Circle Graphics.
Dawn Ames, chair of the Orion Area Youth Assistance Board of Directors and Family Ministries Director at Lake Orion United Methodist Church, will receive the Youth Impact Award for her work on behalf of Orion youth. The award is sponsored by Counelis Agency – Farm Bureau Insurance.
Waste Management will receive the Community Beautification Award, which is sponsored by Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett.
Rainforest Café will receive the Economic Impact Award, sponsored by The Zale Group.
The chamber’s Impact Awards ceremony is from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at Paint Creek Country Club, 2375 Stanton Rd.
For more on Orion Area Chamber of Commerce activities and membership, visit orionareachamber.com or call the chamber office at 248-693-6300. – By Jim Newell