Rochester Regional Chamber Seeks Award Nominations

The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRCC) is currently accepting nominations for one of the most encompassing and prestigious awards ceremonies in the metro Detroit area – the Sunrise Pinnacle Awards.

RRCC developed the Sunrise Pinnacle Awards event to give the community the opportunity to nominate and honor the greater Rochester area’s most successful and philanthropic individuals, nonprofit organizations and businesses. Chamber membership is not necessary to nominate or win an award. Self nominations are welcome. Nominations are being accepted through Sunday, July 15, 2012.  Twenty-three awards will be presented to those most deserving of recognition and celebration at the sixth annual Sunrise Pinnacle Awards ceremony. The morning event will take place on Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester.

Awards will be given out in the following categories, as well as three specific Chamber awards:

  • Arts & Cultural Award
  • Business of the Year
  • Business Woman of the Year
  • Community Builder
  • Customer Service
  • Diversity
  • Economic Development
  • Educator of the Year
  • Excellence in Dining
  • “Going Green”
  • Healthcare Professional of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Marketing / Advertising
  • Nonprofit Achievement
  • Outstanding Community Service
  • Philanthropy
  • Small Business of the Year
  • Steady Growth and Profitability
  • Wellness at Work
  • Young Professional of the Year

The nomination form and award descriptions can be downloaded at For more information call the Chamber at 248-651-6700 or e-mail  Tickets to attend the morning event are $25 for Chamber members and $30 for nonmembers.  Business tables for eight are also available.

Event sponsors include Oakland University, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center, Bill Fox Chevrolet, Shelton Buick GMC, and The Oakland Press.

Award sponsorship is still available allowing exclusive naming rights to an award, a table for eight and extensive PR.  To order tickets or book sponsorship contact the Chamber or visit the Chamber at 71 Walnut, Suite 110 (the corner of First and Walnut streets) in downtown Rochester.

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.

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