The Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards is an annual community celebration that recognizes local businesses, organizations, community projects, and individuals for their efforts during the past year.
Have you experienced exceptional customer service at a local business? What about a great project that made a significant impact in the community? Do you know a young professional in the community that has made a difference? Please submit your nominations to recognize local businesses, projects, and individuals for their efforts in the 2022 calendar year.
Growth - Company that has seen significant growth in employment and/or sales during the previous year.
Customer Service - Recognized by the community, other businesses, and customers for providing superior customer service.
Innovation / Transformation - New or existing company pursuing new products or services that hold great promise for local economic growth and employment.
Project of the Year – A high impact project that is notable within the community and will provide lasting benefits to businesses and community members.
Young Professional of the Year - A person under the age of 40 who made significant strides in our community and in their profession during the previous year.
Community Contributor of the Year - A individual or organization that has made significant strides in the development of our community.
First Responder of the Year - A first responder that went above and beyond to help keep our community safe during the previous year.
Youth Contributor of the Year - A school-aged individual that helped spark an improvement in our community through community service during the previous year.
The Awards Dinner will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Memorial Union Building in Houghton. Networking and a cash bar begin at 5:30 p.m. with the dinner starting at 6:00 p.m.
Call for tickets 906-482-5240
The event is organized and hosted by the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce, MTEC SmartZone, Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance (KEDA), Portage Health Foundation, and Keweenaw Young Professionals (KYP).