The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has recognized Michael Keating, Grand Island KeyBank branch manager, and Yvonne Michaels, KeyBank's client service manager for their generosity and support of the chamber's Citizen of the Year community event.
The Citizen of the Year awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 25, at the Holiday Inn Grand Island to recognize those who have made Grand Island a better place to live.
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the following local businesses for showing their support of this event. Platinum sponsors to date are the Holiday Inn Grand Island and Niagara Frontier Publications (which includes the Island Dispatch, Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune, Lewiston-Porter Sentinel, the Grand Island PennySaver and www.wnypapers.com). Gold sponsor to date is Life Technologies. Silver sponsors to date are Toshiba Business Solutions and KeyBank. Bronze sponsors to date are Aceti's Wine and Spirits, Sam Long Landscaping and Excavating, Liz Wilbert of Realty USA, Creative Leather Concepts and Island Ship Center, McMahon's Family Restaurant, Mr. Best Wrench, Riverside Federal Credit Union, Citizens Bank and SNAP Fitness.
If you or your business would like to join these distinguished businesses in supporting the Citizen of the Year awards ceremony with a Platinum Sponsorship of $2,000, Gold Sponsorship of $1,000, Silver Sponsorship of $500 or a Bronze Sponsorship of $300, contact the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce at 716-773-3651.
To nominate a person, business or organization for the Citizen of the Year award by March 8, go online to the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce website, http://www.gichamber.org, or pick up a form at the chamber office, 2257 Grand Island Blvd.