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Business people group celebrates with annual awards

During live voting, individuals from the Manistee County business network picked Fab-Lite as the Business of the Year on Thursday.

Around 400 individuals from the Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce went to the yearly meeting and business grants supper at the Little River Casino Resort.

The Business of the Year award is exhibited to the business with in excess of 20 representatives that has made noteworthy commitments to the chamber, the business network and the personal satisfaction in the Manistee region over the most recent a year.

The honor is anything but a first for Fab-Lite, it got the respect 25 years prior when the service was held at the Manistee Golf and Country Club and the business simply moved into the mechanical park, said Steve Paine.

He said he contemplated the assembling business and issues that can emerge with providers and parts, yet the common denominator is people who tackle these issues.

I just wanted to send a big shout out to all of our employees back home; we've got a shift working right now. We're very busy; we're fortunate to be in a situation to be doing what we're doing, Paine said.

Fab-Lite is extending its present facility.

The topic for the night was focus on success.

What does success look like for our community? Tonight's program will give you a highlight of what that looks like in our community. We really have some amazing businesses, organizations, entrepreneurs and leaders that are making a difference every day. we are proud to have you as members and furthermore as part of the Chamber of Commerce, said chamber president Stacie Bytwork.

The service likewise respects the Manistee territory Small Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year and a Community Action Award.

Small Business of the Year was granted to Snyder's Shoes; Sharon Monnot, proprietor of Sports Ink, was named Business Person of the Year; and the Community Action Award went to Tight Lines for Troops (board individuals are Bob Guenthardt, Bonnie Livingston, John Stocki, Craig Kent, Ken Babcock, Eric Musum, Eric Gustad, Kathy Williams and Andy Lee).

Another award was given out, Taco Bout It Mexican Fusion was picked by participants for the Rising Star Award.

Just because on Thursday, the Manistee Jaycees displayed their yearly network grants.

Extraordinary Young Volunteer went to Lorgan Skiera, of Filer Township Fire Department. Heather Bielski, of High-Tech Dental, was named Outstanding Young Professional.

JJ Randall, of Kaleva Norman Dickson School District, was granted for Outstanding Young Educator. Extraordinary Young Public Safety Provider was given to agent David Botrell, of Manistee County Sheriff's Office.

Lissette Reyes, of Manistee Rising, was named Outstanding Young Person Making a Difference.

Additionally during the occasion, the chamber initiative class displayed a gift for $3,400 to the Stomp Out Cancer Fund; the gift was the aftereffect of the class' Big Day of Serving venture.