Annual Dinner

 

2017 Annual Dinner Save the Date2017 Community Awards Celebration and Chamber Annual Meeting -  April 20th 2017 at 6pm
New for this year!  We have combined two community award celebrations into a single night!  The Buchanan Community Schools Hall of Fame will host it's annual awards celebration along with our community excellence awards.  The cost is $40 per person or $200 for a table of six.

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2015 Award Receipients:

Awards presented on April 14th 2016 :
-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award: Tracy Dippo & Peter Lysy - Nominees: Craig Miller & Ashley Hanson

-Community Spirit Award: Buchanan Scarecrow Charities

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Don Brooks - Nominees: Peter Lysy & Mickey Frost


Board of Directors Elected:
-Dr. Andrea van der Laan - Buchanan Community Schools
-William Marx - City of Buchanan
-Jerry Flenar - Buchanan Galien Lions Club
-Jeremy Schaeffer - Lake Michigan College


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Pictured: "The Herd" 2015 receiving Buchanan's Community Spirit Award



Previous Year Award Recipients

2014 Award Receipients:

Awards presented on April 9th 2015 :
-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award: William Marx - Nominees: Ted Chase, Michael Baker

-Community Spirit Award: Buchanan Galien Lions Club - Nominees: City of Buchanan "Thrill on the Hill", Buchanan Scarecrow Charities

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Corbin Detgen & Doyle Vergon

2013 Award Receipients:

Awards presented on March 6th 2014 :
-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award: Randy Hendrixson & Sheila Daly

-Community Spirit Award: Buchanan High School "The Herd"

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Larry Money

2012 Award Receipients:

Awards presented on March 7th 2013 :
-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award: Eric Neff & Mary Vincent

-Community Spirit Award: Buchanan Community Schools

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Jerry Flenar

2011 Award Receipients:

Awards presented on March 6th 2012 :
-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award: Michelle Clarich

-Redbud Business Award: United Federal Credit Union

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Don Ryman

2010 Award Receipients:

Awards presented on March 3rd 2011 :
-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award: Kevin Barker

-Redbud Business Award: Express 1

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Roberta Garcia

2009 Award Receipients:

Awards presented on March 4th 2010 :
-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award: Jerry Flenar

-Redbud Business Award: Redbud Insurance

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Marie Kangas

2008 Award Receipients:

Awards presented on March 5th 2009 :
-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award: Mary Lister

-Large Redbud Business Award: Express 1
Small Redbud Business Award: Hilltop Cafe Restaurant

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Liz Miller

2007 Award Receipients:

Awards presented on March 6th 2008 :
-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award: Sgt. Harvey Burnett

-Large Redbud Business Award: United Federal Credit Union
Small Redbud Business Award: Michigan Gateway Foundation

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Betty Couchman

2006 Award Receipients:

Awards presented on March 8th 2007 :
-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award: Jerry Flenar

-Large Redbud Business Award: Express 1
Small Redbud Business Award: Redbud Hardware

-Lifetime Achievement Award: John Colip

2005 Award Receipients:

-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award:  Kathy Kingery

-Large Redbud Business Award: United Federal Credit Union
Small Redbud Business Award: Edward Jones

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Jeanne Arbanas

2004 Award Receipients:

-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award:  Richard Proud

-Large Redbud Business Award: Express 1
Small Redbud Business Award: RMC Quality Construction

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Lyle Sumerix

2003 Award Receipients:

-Dale E. Flory volunteer of the year award:  Don Holmes

-Large Redbud Business Award: United Federal Credit Union
Small Redbud Business Award: Redbud Insurance

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Dale E. Florey

1997 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Roma Holmes

1996 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Raymond Berry & Jerry Flenar

1995 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Cheryl Aalfs

1993 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Dean Swem

1992 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Robert French

1991 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Miriam Hassan

1990 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Laverne Soales

1989 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Richard Dougherty

1988 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Herbert Russell

1987 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Mary Ellen Hanson

1986 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Robert Koenigshof

1985 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Gene Wesner

1984 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Richard Gault

1983 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Richard Swem

1982 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Ben Jensen

1980 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Russell Vastine & Ellis May

1977 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Bernice Samson & Catherine Cress

1976 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Joseph Bachman

1974 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Walter Schirmer

1973 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: George Sullivan

1971 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Zeke Shapiro

1970 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Frank Poorman

1969 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Donald Ryman

1968 Award Receipients:

-Lifetime Achievement Award: Pierre Bailey, Albert Kahn, Daryle Tamman, Wayne Beaverson