On Thursday, May 16, the Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce held their 76th Annual Banquet in the tent at the Catawba Island Club. The backdrop for the program was a beautiful spring evening sunset over Lake Erie that emphasized the benefits of living and being in business on the Norht Coast.
Larry Fletcher, Executive Director of Ottawa County Visitors Bureau, and Craig Samborski, Tall Ship Festival specialist from Duluth, MN, gave presentations focusing on this summer’s Bicentennial Celebration and Tall Ships Festival.
Bassett’s Markets received the Business of the Year Award and Marilyn Burns of Marilyn’s in Lakeside received the D.S. Kirkpatrick Award that honors dedication and service to the community.