The Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the five winners of the new Beacon Awards, formerly known as the BIE Awards. The Business category went to Scenic Shore Inn. The new Rising Star award was won by Yardstick: Bookshop and Gallery. Algoma High School senior Abigail Robinson won the Lighthouse award her involvement with the Wolves and Pups Mentoring Program that pairs a high schooler and an elementary student. The Education award went to Emily Rankin a paraprofessional at Algoma Elementary School who works with students with special needs. Seth Schroepfer from CTI Hospitality was chosen for the Employee Award for his work in managing seven builders and large hotel clients. Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sara Krouse says the upcoming Beacon Awards banquet saluting the recipients is a special night to learn more about the Algoma community.
The presentation of the awards will be on Monday, April 22 at the Hotel Stebbins. You can find more information online about the Beacon Awards with this story