BRCC Annual Awards Dinner Like a Rock Star

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Name: BRCC Annual Awards Dinner Like a Rock Star
Date: June 21, 2022
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
Our event is officially SOLD OUT.  If you would like to put your name on our waiting list, please call Marcia at 947-0307.

Annual Business Awards Dinner - Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

These awards honor businesses and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in service to the community, entrepreneurship, business leadership, and lifetime achievement.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor - 

5:00 - Pre-Event Mixer
6:15 - Move onto Stage Floor
6:30 p.m. Dinner on Stage Floor
6:50 p.m. Presenting Sponsor Comments -  Machias Savings Bank

7:00 p.m.  Program 
Welcome - Waterfront Concerts
Bion and Dorain Foster Entrepreneurship Award
Non-Profit of the Year Award
President’s Remarks
Chair Remarks
Arthur Comstock Professional Service Award
M. Jane Irving Community Service Award
Catherine Lebowitz Award
Business of the Year Award
Arts and Culture Award
Norbert X. Dowd Award


Norbert X. Dowd Award …………… Steve Schley

Our most prestigious honor recognizes a member of the business community whose commitment of time, resources and talent has made the Bangor region a better place to pursue one's livelihood and dreams.

Business Of The Year …………… Northern Light Health/Penobscot Community Health Care/St. Joseph Healthcare

This award recognizes a business operating our region that has set an example in leadership, innovation and quality, and/or has provided noteworthy economic opportunity to the people of the Bangor Region. 

Catherine Lebowitz Award For Public Service ……Kerrie Tripp

This honor goes to an individual or individuals from the public sector who has advanced the cause of economic opportunity in the Bangor Region. 

M. Jane Irving Community Service Award ……Risteen Bahr

This recognition goes to an individual, group or organization that has made the Bangor Region's quality of life better, either by helping others directly or by enhancing community or regional assets that add to that quality of life.   

Non-Profit of the Year ………United Way of Eastern Maine

This award is given to a non-profit agency that has made a notable difference in the lives of the people who live in the Bangor Region. 

Arthur A. Comstock Professional Service Award …… Suzanne Spruce

This award recognizes an individual who embodies Arthur's generous spirit, donating over an extended period of time his or her expertise to both the Chamber and the community at large. 

Bion and Dorain Foster Entrepreneurship Award ……Gamenetics

This award recognizes an individual or business whose innovation and creativity have succeeded in opening new economic opportunities for our region.  

Arts & Culture Award …..Brian Hinrichs and the Bangor Symphony Orchestra

Established in 2020 to recognize this growing sector in our region's economy, this award seeks to recognize an individual, business or organization that has made significant contributions to the arts, entertainment and cultural opportunities in the Bangor region. 


Event Sponsors:
  • W.S. Emerson Co. Inc.
  • Waterfront Concerts
  • Machias Savings Bank-Bangor
  • Northern Light Health
Hosted by Waterfront Concerts
Maine Savings Amphitheater
Bangor Waterfront
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Contact Information:
Please call Marcia at 947-0307 with questions.


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