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Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Winners of the 8th Annual Sunrise Pinnacle Awardsgallowaycollens1

(RRCC Press Release, Oct. 25, 2014)
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the 8th Annual Sunrise Pinnacle Awards ceremony.  The event took place on October 24th at the Royal Park Hotel in downtown Rochester. An estimated 550 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 leaders.  In its eighth 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 CFSEM-123-OaklandCounty115-digital-ad_v2Dave 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- Larry Ribits

Paint Creek Center for the Arts – Arts & Cultural Award- Meadow Brook Hall

Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Board Member of the Year Award- Cheryl Bidalisa schmidt law

Fox Automotive of Rochester Hills Business of the Year Award- The Village of Rochester Hills

PNC Bank Business Woman of the Year Award- Jane Johnson, OSCO Inc.

HealthPlus of Michigan Community Builder Award- Crittenton South Tower Project

Comcast Business Customer Service Award- Roxiann Brown

C & G Newspapers/Rochester Post Diversity Award- Plymouth Technology, Inc.

OUINC Economic Development Award- Small Business Administration, Michigan District Office

seed28diane_dengateOakland University Educator of the Year Award- L. Bailey McDaniel

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Excellence in Dining Award- Bar Louie of Rochester Hills

G & C Accounting Services PLC Going Green Award- Recyclebank

Crittenton Hospital Medical Center Healthcare Professional of the Year Award- Dr. Bradley T. Barnes

PAR Pharmaceutical Leadership Greater Rochester Award- Mary Mbiya

Beaumont Health System Lifetime Achievement Award- Tim Crawford

The Oakland Press Marketing/Advertising of the Year Award- Community Lifestyles

Shelton Buick GMC Nonprofit Achievement Award- Assistance League of Southeast Michigan

Tim Crawford Nationwide Insurance Agency Outstanding Community Service Award- Rochester Hills Public Librarychazzano game ad

Croskey Lanni, PC Philanthropy Award- Hugh & Nancy Elliott

Mattina, Kent & Gibbons, P.C. Small Business of the Year Award- Tim Hortons Café and Bake Shop of Rochester Hills

Chad Rinke Edward Jones Investments Steady Growth & Profitability Award- FormFab LLC, Norm Caetano

Boulevard Health Center Wellness at Work Award- Genisys Credit Union

Franklin Title Agency, LLC Young Professional of the Year Award- Katy Olsen

The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the Sunrise Pinnacle Award sponsors and offers congratulations to all of the 2014 Sunrise Pinnacle Award winners.

The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce thanks their partners Oakland University, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center, Shelton Buick GMC, Genisys Credit Union, Fox Automotive of Rochester Hills, Boulevard Health Center, PAR Pharmaceutical, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Detroit Regional Chamber for their support.

The Mission of the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership and resources in order to advance 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

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